French Archives

@ Callahan, Harry


Publisher's presentation:

"In 1956, photographer Harry Callahan (1912-1999), then director of photography at the Institute of Design in Chicago, USA, received a grant from the Graham Foundation, and on the advice of Edward Steichen, He traveled to Aix-en-Provence from September 1957 to July 1958 where he designed a series of studies on urban views, nature, and many portraits of his wife Eleanor.

Thirty-six years later, discovering the work of the European House of Photography in Paris, Harry Callahan revisits his archives, selects one hundred and thirty vintage prints under the name of French Archives, and donates the whole to the new Museum."

PLEASE NOTE: This book is published in two editions, French and English. Please select the version you wish to order below the price, before adding it to your cart.

Texts, in English only in the English edition:

 - Foreword "Un French rendez-vous" (1 page) by Jean-Luc Monterosso

 - Postface "À propos de French Archives" (2 pages) by Pascal Hoël

 - "Harry Callahan : le type d'artiste qui poursuit son ombre" (3 pages) by Peter MacGill

 - "Une année en Provence" (11 pages) by Laurie Hurwitz

List of plates at the end of the book, with date & location.

144 pages - Hardcover

Actes Sud / Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 2016

Format : 24.8 x 26 cm

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