Simpson Kalisher
Railroad Men
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Photography Credit History

BOOKS BY SIMPSON KALISHER

The Alienated Photographer, Introduction by Luc Sante Two Penny Press, 2011; Propaganda and other photographs, Introduction by Russel Baker, Afterword by Allon Schoener, Addison House, 1976; Railroad Men, Introduction by Jonathan Williams, Clarke & Way, 1961

BOOKS AND ARTICLES IN WHICH SIMPSON KALISHER IS CITED

Time Life Encyclopedia of Photography, Volume II, photojournalism; Hurry Up and Wait, Museum of Modern Art, NY, 2015; Graphis (Switzerland); Photo Graphiis (Switzerland); Contemporary Photographers, St. Martins Press (New York, 1982); TimeFrames by Ian Jeffrey, Ivy Press, London, 1998; Mirrors and Windows , John Szarkowski, 1978; American Photography 1890-1965, Peter Galassi, Luc Sante, 1965; 12 Photographers of the Social Landscape, Thomas H. Garver, New York, 1957; Photography in America, Introduction by Minor White, edited by Robert Doty, New York and London, 1964; Infinity (the journal of the American Society of Magazine Photographers), Railroad Men book review by Hugh Edwards, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago, March 1962;  Railroad Men book review by Norman Hall, Editor, Photography (UK) April 1962

POPULAR MAGAZINES IN WHICH SIMPSON KALISHER’S PHOTOGRAPHS ARE DISPLAYED

Popular Photography, Photography Annual, Picture (the Annual of The American Society of Magazine Photographers), 35mm Photography, U S Camera, U S Camera Annual, Photography (UK), Photography Annual (UK), CA, Print

MAJOR COMMISSIONS RECEIVED BY SIMPSON KALISHER

1968 New York Commission on the Arts, Document city of Syracuse (renewed 3 times, completed in 1973)
1956 Intergovernmental Committee on European Migration (Geneva) photo story on refugees in Lavrion, Greece (included in History of the Picture Story, below)

COLLECTIONS IN WHICH SIMPSON KALISHER’S PHOTOGRAPHS ARE HELD

Museum of Modern art New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, George Eastman House, Jewish Museum (New York), Milwaukee Museum of Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum, The Corcoran Gallery as well as in corporate and private collections.

EXHIBITION IN WHICH SIMPSON KALISHER’S PHOTOGRAPHS ARE INCLUDED (that we know of)

2015 Hurry Up and Wait, Museum of Modern Art, NY
2014 The Image Gallery Redux 1959-1963, Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY
2000 Making Choices, Walker Evans and Company, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1997 History of American Photography 1890-1995, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1997 The Automobile in 20th Century Photography, Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY
1995 New York Stories, Danziger Gallery, NY
1995 History of American Photography 1890-1965, Museum of Modern Art, NY (sent on world tour)
1994 Poses and Gestures, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1990 Connecticut Craftsmen, Pumphouse Gallery, Hartford, CT
1981 American Children, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1981 Summer Stock, Witkin Gallery, NY
1978 Discovering America, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1978 Mirrors and Windows, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1977 Openings, Marlboro Gallery, NY
1975 Photography in America, The Whitney Museum, NY
1973 Israel, The Reality, The Jewish Museum, NY
1968 Harlem On My Mind, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
1968 Photographers‘ Choice, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
1967 History of the Picture Story, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1963 Photography ’63, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
1958 Photography at Mid Century, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
1955 Family of Man, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1951 Young Photographers, Museum of Modern Art, NY

EXHIBITIONS IN WHICH SIMPSON KALISHER’S PHOTOGRAPHS ARE FEATURED

1978 Photography as Social Literature, Farmington Valley Art Center, Avon, CT
1968 12 Photographers of the Social Landscape, Poses Institute, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
1964 Four Directions in Photography, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
EXHIBITIONS IN WHICH ONLY SIMPSON KALISHER’S PHOTOGRAPHS ARE DISPLAYED

2011 The Alienated Photographer, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Tx
2001 The City Scene, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
2000 Propaganda and other Photographs, Keith deLellis Gallery, NY
1998 Railroad Men, Keith deLellis Gallery, NY
1984 Railroad Men, Akron Museum of Art, Akron, OH
1980 Simpson Kalisher, Voltaire Gallery, New Milford, CT
1963 Simpson Kalisher, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1962 Simpson Kalisher, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
1961 Simpson Kalisher, Image Gallery, NY

 

WHERE SIMPSON KALISHER WAS INVITED TO LECTURE

2007 Center for Railroad Photography & Art, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL
1984 CW Post College, Brookville, NY (speaking to graduate photography students)
1981 Syracuse University, Graduate Design Center, Syracuse, NY
1979 Cooper Union, New York, NY (photography class)
1978 Farmington Valley Art Center, Avon, CT (walk in audience)
1965 Yale University, New Haven, CT (photography class)
1965 Maryland Insitute of Art, Baltimore, MD (photography class)