The remarkable insight and artistry of this legendary photographer are captured in breathtaking style in this examination of the lesser known side to Jane Bown's work. With examples that stretch back to her student days, here is a record of the growth of a significant artist, the scope of whose abilities is boundless. Drawing on fascinating subject series and a selection of abstract architectural images and set pieces whose instinctive drama captures social history in the making, this collection is a must have for all art lovers and Bown lovers alike.
About this author
Jane Bown (born 1925) has been a photographer for the Observer since 1949. Working primarily with a 40 year old camera she has photographed hundreds of subjects including Orson Welles, Samuel Beckett, Sir John Betjeman, John Lennon and many more.