THIS LOT CONSISTS OF TWO BOOKS ON HARRY CALLAHAN EXHIBITIONS: Harry Callahan (shown) with an Introductory Essay by Paul Sherman (1967), and Elemental Landscapes. Photographs by Harry Callahan by Katherine Ware(2001).
Harry Callahan. Introductory Essay by Sherman Paul. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1967. First edition. Squarish octavo. Cloth in photo-illustrated dustjacket. 84 pp. This book was published in conjunction with an early exhibition of his work at The Museum of Modern Art, and it contains sixty-one halftone plates. Many of the images have become classics. A fine copy in very good dustjacket; jacket is lightly soiled and has a few small edge tears. In clear glassine.
Elemental Landscapes. Photographs by Harry Callahan. Katherine Ware. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 2001. First edition. Large quarto. Stiff illustrated wrappers. 55 pp. An elegantly produced exhibition catalogue of Callahan's landscape images, which were in different instances detailed, minimal, or tonalist master photographs. A fine copy; museum price sticker affixed to back cover and a few minimal handling marks.