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Tradition and the Unpredictable: The Allan Chasanoff Photographic Collection

Date open to public: 1/16/1994

Closing date: 3/27/1994

2 Catalogs in Archives.

Exhibition files exist in Archives.

Photographs exist in Archives.

This exhibition was first organized by the MFAH.

Exhibition curated or organized by: Tucker, Anne

Exhibition venue: Upper Jones and Wiess Galleries

Related subjects, medium, artists:
Art, Modern; Photography, Artistic


 Participating Artists


Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984
Untitled, from Surf Sequence #2, c 1950
Adams, Mac, 1943-
The Hunter, 1980
Akin, Gwen, 1950-
Black Turkey, 1985
With Allan I. Ludwig
Altamura, Mauro, 1954-
Untitled (Self-Portrait), 1988
Alterman, Johnny
Hippopotamus, 1982
Alvarez Bravo, Manuel, 1902-2002
Untitled, 1931; La Del Piru (Piru´s), 1979
Appelt, Dieter, 1935-
Hands and Fingers, 1982; Platform, 1977; Sequence—Ezra Pound, 1981
Arbus, Diane, 1923-1971
A House on a Hill, Hollywood, California, 1963
Avedon, Richard, 1923-2004
Igor Stravinsky, 1969
Baden, Karl, 1952-
Untitled, 1978, from Self-Images series, 1978-79
Barbey, Bruno, 1941-
Naples, 1962
Bayer, Herbert, 1900-1985
Fotoplastiks, 1935-37: Still Life (Stilleben), 1936; Metamorphosis: Shortly Before Dawn, 1935; Bones with Sea, 1937; Metamorphosis, 1936
Bellmer, Hans, 1902-1975
Untitled, 1936
Berman, Zeke, 1951-
Interior, 1983
Bernhard, Ruth, 1905-2006
Luminous Body, 1962
Bianchi, Robert, 1944-
Out of Darkness, 1983, from Devil Dance series
Blair, Nicholas A. 1956-
Cow, Goa, India, 1978
Blumenfeld, Erwin, 1897-1969
Profile, New York, 1946
Brandt, Bill, 1904-1983
Jean Dubuffet, 1960; Nude #28, 1958; Nude, August 1952, from Perspectives of Nudes
Brassaï, 1899-1984
"Juan-les-Pins" aux Folies-Bergere, c 1932; Matisse Drawing Nude Model at Villa d´Alesia, 1939
Bridges, Marilyn, 1948-
Navaho Hogan, 1983, from Monument Valley series
Brooks, Ellen, 1946-
Front Entry, 1990
Burson, Nancy, 1948-
Nicolas and Patti, 1985, from Early Diana series
Cahun, Claude, 1894-1954
Je donnerais ma vie (I Would Give My Life), 1936
Callahan, Harry, 1912-1999
Lake Michigan, 1953; Eleanor, 1947
Camnitzer, Luis, 1937-
Landscape as an Attitude, 1979
Caponigro, Paul, 1932-
Woods, Redding, Connecticut, 1968
Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908-2004
Rue Mouffetard, Paris, 1954
Chasanoff, Allan, 1936-
Untitled (FRM2KMX), 1992; Untitled #810-36A, 1987; Untitled (771-4/5), 1983; Untitled (1,003-15A), 1988
Chim, 1911-1956
Bernard Berenson at 90, Visiting the Borghese Gallery in Rome, 1955
Clift, William, 1944-
Reflection, Old St. Louis County Courthouse, 1976
Colvin, Calum, 1961-
Death of Venus, 1986
Conner, Lois, 1951-
Yangshuo, China (#10, Snake Hill), 1985, from The River Flows into the Heavens portfolio, pub. 1988
Coplans, John, 1920-2003
Self-Portrait: Back with Arms Above, 1984
Corpron, Carlotta M., 1901-1988
Vase, Coral, Iris, Figurative Studies, 1949
Crane, Barbara Bachmann, 1928-
Objet Trouvé, 1982
Cratsley, Bruce, 1944-1998
For Lisette, Metropolitan Museum, 1976
Crawford, Ralston, 1906-1978
Cologne Ruins, 1951
Devine, Jed, 1944-
Untitled, 1985, from Bethesda Terrace series
Dieuzaide, Jean, 1921-
Fleur Faneé (Withered Flower), 1975
Duval, Reìmy
Tree Near Arles, 1938
Edgerton, Harold E., 1903-1990
Spilt Milk, 1933
Elozua, Raymon, 1947-
Shutdown: Acme Steel Corporation, South Chicago, IL, 1987
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Billboard, Birmingham, Alabama, 1936
Evers, Winfred, 1954-
untitled, 1982, from Stairways and Empty Chairs series
Faurer, Louis, 1916-2001
Mary and Robert Frank at San Genaro Festival, N.Y.C., 1950
Feininger, Andreas, 1906-1999
Untitled (Crucifix Catfish Skull), 1982; The Photojournalist, Dennis Stock, 1951
Felter, Susan, 1945-
Eyes, 1989, from Manipulation of Desire series
Fink, Larry, 1941-
Tavern on the Green, N.Y.C., 1982
Fontcuberta, Joan, 1955-
Lavandula augustifolia, 1983, from Herbarium series
Friedlander, Lee, 1934-
Kyoto, 1981; Nude, Phoenix, Arizona, 1978; Wilmington, Delaware, 1965
Funke, Jaromír, 1896-1945
Composition (Glass Abstraction), c 1923-1924
Gall, Sally, 1956-
Andrea, 1989
Garnett, William A., 1916-2006
Two Trees on a Hill with Shadows, Paso Robles, CA, 1974
Geesaman, Lynn, 1938-
Hedge and Road, Villa Gamberaia, Settignano, Italy, 1990
Giacomelli, Mario, 1925-2000
Untitled, c 1970-1976, from Paesaggi (Landscape) series; Untitled, 1962, from Verrà la morte e avrà tuoi occhi (Death will come and will have your eyes) series
Gohlke, Frank W., 1942-
Burned-over Hillside near Los Angeles, CA, 1979
Gowin, Emmet, 1941-
Open Pit Mine North of the Fallon Naval Air Station Bombing Range, Nevada, 1988
Groover, Jan, 1943-
Untitled (#75.4), 1979; Untitled (#216.4), 1988
Guidalevitch, Victor
Stagnation (boats docked in harbor), n.d.
Henri, Florence, 1893-1982
Portrait Composition, 1937
Hill, Paul, 1941-
Fenced-in Tree, Havenhill Dale, 1981, from Fragments of Landscape series
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940
Madonna and Child, Ellis Island, 1905
Hockney, David, 1937-
The Nile at Luxor, 1978
Horst, Horst P., 1906-1999
Electric Beauty, n.d.
Hosoe, Eikoh, 1933-
Man and Woman #23, 1960
Husebye, Terry, 1945-
Untitled (OF-3-79), 1979, from Ocotillo Flat series
Imboden, Connie, 1953-
Self-Portrait, 1990
Jahan, Pierre, 1909-2003
Chez le Peintre Heraut (Variant), 1947
Kasten, Barbara, 1936-
Construct XV, 1982
Kenna, Michael, 1953-
Whale and Potted Tree, Berkeley, California, 1986
Kertész, André, 1894-1985
Chartres, 1977; Satiric Dancer, 1926;
King, Kathleen, 1952-
Untitled (Eye on Glove), 1991
Klein, William, 1928-
Fighter Painter, Shinohara, Tokyo, 1961; Four Heads, New York, 1954
Klett, Mark, 1952-
Grave of Tuffy the Cat Along the All American Canal, CA, 1986
Kon, Michiko, 1955-
Balloonfish with Rose and Wheel, 1990, from EAT portfolio
Koudelka, Josef, 1938-
Spain, 1973
Kühn, Heinrich, 1866-1944
On a Meadow in Birgitz, c 1905
Laughlin, Clarence John, 1905-1985
The Secret of the House, March 8, 1953
Lawler, Louise A., 1947-
Once There Was a Little Boy and Everything Turned Out Alright. THE END., 1985
Lecourt, Jean François. 1958-
Tir dans l´appareil photo (Shooting into the Camera), 1986/87
Lehndorff, Vera, 1943-
Part of Cracked Wall Next to Fuse Box, 1978
With Holger Trülzsch
Liebling, Jerome, 1924-
Cadaver, New York City, 1972
Ludwig, Allan I., 1940-
Black Turkey, 1985
With Gwendolyn Akin
Man Ray (born Emmanuel Rudnitzky), 1890-1976
Mathematical Object, 1936
Mann, Sally, 1951-
Jessie´s Cut, 1985
Mapplethorpe, Robert, 1946-1989
MM Cock, 1981
Matta-Clark, Gordon, 1943-1978
Conical Intersect, 1975
McCormack, Dan, 1944-
Two Zebras, 1978, from Wendy and Toy series
Meatyard, Ralph Eugene, 1925-1972
Untitled, 1960; Untitled, 1959
Metzker, Ray K., 1931-
New Mexico (71 KR-2), 1971
Meyer, Adolf de, 1868-1949
Still Life with Flowers, 1910s
Misrach, Richard, 1949-
Dead Animals #327, 1987, from Desert Canto VI: The Pit; Playboy #39, 1990, Desert Canto XI: The Playboys, 1989-91
Miyoshi, Kozo, 1947-
NE, D-3, 1990, from Roots series
Neusüss, Floris Michael, 1937-
Prinzip Fotogram, Selbstdarstellung (Principle Photogram, Self-Portrait), 1972
Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006
George Grosz, Bayside, Long Island, 1942
Newton, Helmut, 1920-2004
Self-Portrait with Wife and Models, Vogue Studio, Paris, 1981
Nickel, Richard, 1928-1972
Garrick Theatre, Proscenium Arch, 1960
Nixon, Nicholas, 1947-
Bebe and Clementine, Cambridge, MA, 1985
Norfleet, Barbara P., 1926-
Eastern Grey Squirrel on Windshield, 1984, from Manscape with Beasts series
Novak, Lorie, 1954-
False Starts, 1986; The Night of the Eclipse, August 1989
Outerbridge, Paul, 1896-1958
Perfume Bottles, c 1925
Penn, Irving, 1917-
Nude No. 150, New York, 1950; Playing Card, 1975; Spotted Hyena, 1986
Quigley, Edward W., 1898-1977
Untitled, early 1930s
Ray-Jones, Tony, 1941-1972
Picnic, Glyndebourne, 1967
Réquillart, Bruno, 1947-
Untitled ("La Haie" Carency, North of France), 1973
Richards, Wynn, 1888-1960
Untitled, c 1920
Rodan, Donald, 1950-
Vanity, 1981, from The Seven Deadly Sins and the Seven Cardinal Virtues series
Švoliìk, Miro, 1960-
And on June the Twenty-First I Crowned Myself the Emperor, 1986, from My Life as a Human Being series
Salgado, Sebastião, 1944-
Brasil, 1983
Salle, David, 1952-
Untitled (Nude with Striped Fabric), 1985
Sandrow, Hope, 1951-
Remember when he leaves, 1984, from the ...On the Streets series
Serrano, Andres, 1953-
Locked Brains, February 10, 1985
Sexton, John, 1953-
Cows and Lagoon Near Mariposa, CA, 1980
Siegel, Arthur S., 1913-1978
Nude and Projection, 1948
Sinsabaugh, Art, 1924-1983
Midwestern Landscape #23, 1961
Siskind, Aaron, 1903-1991
Acolman 4, 1955; Iquitos 142, 1980; Sicily 17, 1984; Uruapan 11, 1955
Smith, W. Eugene, 1918-1978
Pittsburgh, 1955; House on Hill, 1955-56
Sommer, Frederick, 1905-1999
Jack Rabbit, 1939
Spano, Michael, 1949-
Torso with Pattern Horizontal, 1984, from Gabriela series
Springs, Alice, 1923-
Portrait of Helmut Newton, 1976
Starn, Doug, 1961-
Luther, 1985
With Mike Starn
Starn, Mike, 1961-
Luther, 1985
With Doug Starn
Stephenson, David, 1955-
Rio Grande Gorge, New Mexico, 1979, from New Monuments series, 1979-83
Sudek, Josef, 1896-1976
Untitled (Apple, Pear and Glass Still Life), 1951
Sultan, Larry, 1946-
My Father Reading the Newspaper, 1985, from Pictures from Home series
Telberg, Val, 1910-1995
"Dream of Air," Cataclysm III (The Ledge), 1948
Tellier, Gilles, 1958-
Untitled No. 126, 1987
Tomatsu, Shômei, 1930-
Beer Bottle After the Atomic Bomb Explosion, 1961, from Hiroshima-Nagasaki Document
Traub, Charles H., 1945-
JoJo, NYC, 1982; New York City (outdoors), 1981
Trülzsch, Holger, 1939-
Part of Cracked Wall Next to Fuse Box, 1978
With Vera Lehndorff (Veruschka)
Turyn, Anne, 1954-
Untitled (Photographer/Toy), 1985, from Illustrated Memories series
Weil, Brian, 1954-
The Hollywood Hotel, Room 614, Nov. 12, 1984, 4:00 A.M., from Murder in Miami series
Wenger, Jane, 1944-
Untitled #5479.4-2, 1979, from Faces series
White, Minor, 1908-1976
Windowsill Daydreaming, 1958
Williamson, Suzanne, 1950-
Shell Ring, Sapelo Island, Georgia, 1987
Witkin, Joel Peter, 1939-
ID Photograph of Venus and Eros in Purgatory, NM, 1981; Le Baiser (The Kiss), NM, 1982; Woman with Severed Head, NM, 1982
Woodman, Francesca, 1958-1981
Three Eels, Venice, 1979; Parallelogram, 1980
Woodman, George, 1932-
Boucher/Child´s Play, 1989
Worth, Don, 1924-
Cathedral Ruins, San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico, 1972
Wright, Holly, 1941-
Untitled #25, 1986, from Vanity series, 1986-88
Yagaki, Shikanosuke
Silent Curtain and Plant, c 1930
Yang, John, 1933-
Blue Mountain Reservation, Westchester Co., NY, 1979

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