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Portraits of Gun Owners in their Homes

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published:   Updated: May 4 2011 • References: armedamerica.org & boingboing.net
Is this a culture study, social commentary or both? Armed America is a 208 page book of photographs that features Portraits of Gun Owners in Their Homes. Since American's own more guns than any other non war-torn country, this book might be an eye opener to those wanting to understand who owns guns and why...

Implications - The powerful imagery of violence demonstrates just how much it dominates certain societies. Movies, cartoons and video games have played a role in promoting this theme and are often the subject of controversy. The entertainment and toy industry does well in this department; therefore, despite it not being accepted by everyone, violence as entertainment has a level of success that is undeniable.

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