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Harry Callahan

 (1912 - 1999)
Harry Callahan was active/lived in Illinois, Michigan.  Harry Callahan is known for landscape photography.

Biography   Harry Callahan


Harry Callahan (1912-1999)

Born in Detroit, Harry Callahan went to Michigan State University for three semesters. The natural landscape was a subject that occupied Harry Callahan throughout his career. A farmer's son with no formal training in the arts, Callahan became an acclaimed experimental photographer and renowned teacher of photography in 1946 at the Chicago Institute of Design.

Inspired by photographer Ansel Adams - who was already known for his Western landscape vistas - Callahan had a powerful attraction to his home landscape of rural Michigan.   He turned his camera to fields and open spaces, and challenged notions of landscape by presenting a small slice of the world in infinite detail, in a way that removed   ...  Displaying 750 of 1163 characters.

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