Thursday, June 3, 2010

Clyde Hare: A Memorial Exhibition at Concept Art Gallery Pittsburgh PA


Clyde Hare: A Memorial Exhibition

Please join us NEXT SATURDAY, June 12th, for the opening of our Clyde Hare Memorial Exhibition. The afternoon begins at 4pm with a lecture about Hare's work by Linda Benedict-Jones, Curator of Photography, Carnegie Museum of Art. A reception will follow from 5-7pm.

Clyde Hare is best known for his work on the Pittsburgh Photographic Library (
PPL) project. Hare worked with Russell Lee and Esther Bubley, among others, on the project, which documented the "Renaissance of Pittsburgh”--the transformation from a smoky steel producing city to a clean, 20th century metropolis.


The exhibition includes photographs from his PPL project work, assignments for national magazines such as Life, Fortune, and National Geographic, as well as photographs that were included in his 1958 solo exhibition at the Carnegie Institute. Additionally the exhibition features many rare vintage prints not exhibited previously.

Concept Art Gallery
1031 S. Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218


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3 comments:

  1. I really love Clyde Hare's work. It's amazing to see how this city has changed over the years. Pittsburgh is such a great town, I love being part of this city! Thanks for publicizing the show - I didn't know it was happening!

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  2. John Lawrence WhiteAugust 6, 2010 at 11:46 AM

    Through Clyde (Red) Hare's eyes. The view of Pittsburgh and the World unveiled sights, lights and a nuance in Photography. His captures in mili seconds or time lapse left impressions of life, work and nature as pure as the moment. Those who knew him, were often in aw' of him (and his work) as those who did not. Most men leave very little, and for very few. Clyde Hare, left millions of photos to enrich us all.

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