Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

In the Company of Artists

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 2009

This exhibition from the Detroit Institute of Arts’ permanent collection will include over 80 photographs featuring portraits of artists, their muses and models, along with dancers, writers and musicians and other individuals from artistic and bohemian circles from the late 1890s to present day. Portraits will be featured by Man Ray, Yousuf Karsh, Arnold Newman, Robert Mapplethorpe, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, and George Platt Lynes, among others. Notable individuals depicted in the exhibition will include Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol, as well as numerous other well known and lesser-known creative luminaries from the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Karsh portraits included in the exhibition: Joan Miró, 1965; Georgia O’Keefe, 1956; Pablo Picasso, 1954; Max Ernst, 1965; Alberto Giacometti, 1965