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Harry Benson: Four Stories

Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art at Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA

Ongoing
Harry Benson: Four Stories

Harry Benson, Ali Hits George, Miami, 1964. Gelatin silver print, 24 x 30 inches. Gift of Eileen and Jonathan Otto (PA 1975), 2020.1

This exhibition focuses on four powerful photo stories from the 1960s by Harry Benson: the Berlin Wall, the James Meredith March, the Beatles’ arrival to the USA, and the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.

Scottish born photojournalist Harry Benson CBE came to America with The Beatles in 1964 and in his words, “never looked back.” In the decades since, the award-winning photographer has demonstrated incredible range. He photographed Civil Rights marches and the Watts Riots, was on the scene when Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated, and covered conflicts in Kosovo, Bosnia, and the Gulf War. The only photographer who has photographed the last 13 U.S. presidents from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Joe

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ADMISSION INFO

FREE

Contact: 978-749-4015

Email: addison@andover.edu

LOCATION

Addison Gallery of American Art

3 Chapel Avenue, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810

PARKING INFO

Parking is available on Chapel Avenue, and in the parking lot between Cochran Chapel and the Andover Inn (across the street from the Addison on Chapel Avenue). Nearby on-street parking is available on Bartlet Street. A second parking lot is available behind Graves Hall, across Main Street (accessible via School Street).

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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