“It was Callahan’s hope that the National Gallery’s collection of his work would one day be one of the finest in the world and would rival its exceptional holdings of photographs by other 20th-century photographers, such as Walker Evans and Robert Frank,” said the gallery’s director Earl A. Powell III” The Washington Post The National Gallery of Art has received 45 unique photographs by the celebrated photographer Harry Callahan from his family. The gift makes the Gallery one of the leading repositories of Callahan’s work. [Photo: courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York] The gallery included 34 of the… 

National Gallery of Art receives dozens of Callahan photographs from his family

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~ by The Gallery Goddess on October 5, 2011.

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