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Harry Callahan at 100

October 2, 2011 – March 4, 2012
West Building, Ground Floor, Inner Tier Galleries G30 through G34

Harry Callahan, Eleanor, Chicago, 1947, gelatin silver print, The Herbert and Nannette Rothschild Memorial Fund in memory of Judith Rothschild, 1995.20.1

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 101 photographs by Harry Callahan were on view in this exhibition honoring the centenary of the photographer's birth. The exhibition was organized thematically and chronologically and included works created throughout Callahan's career from the early 1940s through the 1990s. Photographs on view were selected from the collection of the National Gallery of Art, supplemented by loans from private collections.

Exhibition curator Sarah Greenough presented the lecture "Harry Callahan at 100" on October 2.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Sarah Greenough, senior curator and head of the department of photographs, was curator.

Sponsor: The exhibition was made possible by the Trellis Fund.

Attendance: 60,393 (155 days)

Harry Callahan at 100
Audio, Released: November 29, 2011, (34:28 minutes)