Harry Callahan  (American, 1912-1999) 

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Harry Callahan Biography
1912   Born: in Detroit, MI
1938   Began as an amateur photographer when he was clerk in the shipping department of Chrysler Motors
1941   Joined the Chrysler camera club and then the Detroit Photo Guild where he met many established photographers, including Ansel Adams
1942   Traveled to New York to meet Alfred Stieglitz
1946   Asked to join the photography faculty at the Institute of Design in Chicago by Arthur Siegel
1961   Left Chicago to head the photography department at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1973   Stepped down from the chairmanship in 1973, but continued teaching at the Rhode Island School of Design.
1996   Awarded the National Medal of Arts.
1999   Died in Atlanta, GA
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (solo)
Hasted Hunt Kraeutler, New York, NY
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

Sala Municipal de San Benito, Valladolid, Spainbr>Städtische Galerie Iserlohn, Iserlohn, Germany
IMMA Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerpen, Belgium
2009   Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY
Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, Frankfurt, GermanyM
useum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - de Young, San Francisco, CA
Flo Peters Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Kunsthandel Jörg Maaß, Berlin, Germany
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Hasted Hunt, New York, NY
Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Fundacion Foto Colectania, Barcelona, Spain
2008   Deborah Bell Photographs, New York, NY
2007   High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (solo)
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA (solo)
Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA (solo)
Pace / MacGill Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
Michael Dawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Pace / MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
2006   The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
CCP Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ (solo)
Danziger Projects, New York, NY (solo)
Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Daiter Contemporary, Chicago, IL
Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie f 5,6, Munchen, Germany
2005   Instituto Cervantes, Berlin, Germany
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Alan Klotz Gallery, New York, NY
Centre Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, France
Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
Gendell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pace / MacGill Gallery, New York, NY
2004   Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA (solo)br>HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London, UK (solo)
Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Afterimage Gallery, Dallas, TX (solo)
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, GA
2003   Pace / MacGill Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002   Gallery 292, New York, NY (solo)
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001   Galerie m Bochum, Bochum, Germany (solo)
Elemental landscapes - photographs by Harry Callahan, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1997   Harry Callahan, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (solo)
1996   Harry Callahan, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
Harry Callahan, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo)
1994   Callahan in New England, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI (solo)
Harry Callahan - A Retrospective, Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1991   Harry Callahan - Couleur et noir-blanc, Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)
1990   Harry Callahan, Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France (solo)
1984   Eleanor: Photographs by Harry Callahan, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
1981   Harry Callahan Photographs in Color, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL (solo)
1978   Harry Callahan, Blaffer Gallery - The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX (solo)
1976   Harry Callahan, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1962   Harry Callahan and Robert Frank, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1948   Photographs by Bill Brandt, Harry Callahan, Ted Croner, Lisette Model, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
  MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France
MOMAT The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

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