Bill Owens // Altamont 1969
The turbulent, iconic festival captured in previously unpublished images
Bill Owens: Altamont 1969 presents a new and previously unpublished series of photographs of the Rolling Stones’ infamous concert at the Altamont Speedway in California.
The Altamont Speedway Free Festival has become an emblem of the upheavals and aftershocks of a decade of change. At Altamont, Owens captured a generation’s desire to stand up and raise its voices against the war in Vietnam, against segregation and racial discrimination, against
Edited with text by Claudia Zanfi. Text by Sasha Frere-Jones, Bill Owens.
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 48 color / 11 bw.
Pub Date 5/21/2019