A major traveling retrospective of the work of photographer Harry Cal-lahan spans 50 years of images ranging from family and Chicago streets to cities around the world.
The exhibition, "Harry Callahan," which was at the National Gallery of Art through May 22, is a selection of 116 works the gallery characterizes as "some of the most expressive, innovative, and influential photographs of the 20th century."Some of the earlier works haven't been shown before. Among celebrated images that have are studies of trees in the snow; multiple exposures of crowded streets in Detroit; color work from the late '70s and '80s, including Morocco; and Callahan's wife Eleanor with her arms over her head.
The exhibition will travel to:
- Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sept. 14 through Nov. 24.
- High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Feb. 11 through April 6, 1997.
- Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Aug. 2 through Sept. 28, 1997.