Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Harry Callahan Part 1

I admire the diversity of Harry Callahan's photography. He worked in more stylistic areas than anyone I can think of. He may be the closest that photography has come to producing someone equivalent to Picasso. He moved back and forth between a wide variety of cameras and lenses, color and black and white, straight photographs and altered photographs.

First his series of his wife Eleanor

Eleanor Chicago 1947

Eleanor Chicago 1949

Eleanor in Hugo Weber's Studio, Chicago, 1950

Eleanor Chicago 1951

Eleanor Chicago 1952

5 photographs in 5 years in Chicago. Each of the same subject in styles so diverse it could be 5 different photographers.


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