Harry Callahan

(American, 1912–1999)

chicago by harry callahan

Harry Callahan

Chicago, ca. 1949

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chicago by harry callahan

Harry Callahan

Chicago, 1950

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eleanor and barbara, chicago by harry callahan

Harry Callahan

Eleanor and Barbara, Chicago, 1953

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eleanor, chicago by harry callahan

Harry Callahan

Eleanor, Chicago, 1948

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eleanor, chicago by harry callahan

Harry Callahan

Eleanor, Chicago, 1954

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eleanor, chicago by harry callahan

Harry Callahan

Eleanor, Chicago, 1949

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Biography

Timeline

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

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)