Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

1957

“I expected to meet in the author a composite of the heroes of his novels. Instead, in 1957, at his home Finca Vigía, near Havana, I found a man of peculiar gentleness, the shyest man I ever photographed - a man cruelly battered by life, but seemingly invincible.”

A Life in Images

A Life in Images

Yousuf Karsh’s (1908-2002) extraordinary and unique body of work presents the viewer with an intimate and compassionate view of humanity.

A Gallery Overview of Portraits

A Gallery Overview of Portraits

During his career he held 15,312 sittings, produced over 370,000 negatives, and left an indelible artistic and historic record of the men and women who shaped the twentieth century.

Corazon Aquino

Corazon Aquino

Aquino was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. […]

Samuel Barber

Samuel Barber

The American composer, pianist, conductor, baritone, and music educator died on this day in 1981. […]

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