navigate left
navigate right
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share

Harry Callahan

Via Lazone, circa 1970s

Dye transfer
4 × 6 in
10.2 × 15.2 cm
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
Provenance
HA
Heritage Auctions

Condition Report: Sheet measures 8 x 10 inches; a few smudges and spots of discoloration visible in …

Read more

Condition Report: Sheet measures 8 x 10 inches; a few smudges and spots of discoloration visible in the margins in raking light; otherwise, there do not appear to be any major visible condition issues. Printed on Kodak Professional paper with a textured surface; Framed Dimensions 18 X 18.5 Inches

Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Harry Callahan
American, 1912–1999
Follow

A highly influential artist and teacher, Harry Callahan produced photographs that combined elegant precision, sensuality, and restless experimentalism. He used the camera as a tool of personal expression, once proclaiming, “photography is an adventure just as life is an adventure.” He often turned his camera onto his own life, his wife serving as one of his most beloved and frequent subjects, her importance to his practice such that she was once called “an additional f-stop on his lens.” Constantly testing the limits of his medium, Callahan created photographs that surpassed factual representation, revealing the graphic beauty in the everyday. He taught alongside László Moholy-Nagy and earned the deep admiration of Edward Steichen, who included his work in several exhibitions.

navigate left
navigate right
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
About the work
Provenance
HA
Heritage Auctions

Condition Report: Sheet measures 8 x 10 inches; a few smudges and spots of discoloration visible in …

Read more

Condition Report: Sheet measures 8 x 10 inches; a few smudges and spots of discoloration visible in the margins in raking light; otherwise, there do not appear to be any major visible condition issues. Printed on Kodak Professional paper with a textured surface; Framed Dimensions 18 X 18.5 Inches

Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Harry Callahan
American, 1912–1999
Follow

A highly influential artist and teacher, Harry Callahan produced photographs that combined elegant precision, sensuality, and restless experimentalism. He used the camera as a tool of personal expression, once proclaiming, “photography is an adventure just as life is an adventure.” He often turned his camera onto his own life, his wife serving as one of his most beloved and frequent subjects, her importance to his practice such that she was once called “an additional f-stop on his lens.” Constantly testing the limits of his medium, Callahan created photographs that surpassed factual representation, revealing the graphic beauty in the everyday. He taught alongside László Moholy-Nagy and earned the deep admiration of Edward Steichen, who included his work in several exhibitions.

Harry Callahan

Via Lazone, circa 1970s

Dye transfer
4 × 6 in
10.2 × 15.2 cm
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Harry Callahan
Related works
Most Similar