Published by Koenig Books. Edited with text by Hans-Werner Schmidt. Text by Martin Engler. Afterword by Björn Steigert.
California-born, Berlin-based artist Owen Gump’s (born 1980) stark black-and-white photographs portray the American West not as pristine, untouched nature, but rather as the result of numerous human interventions. He focuses on transformations in Nevada’s rocky deserts and California’s iconic coast.