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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

1941

“My portrait of Winston Churchill changed my life. I knew after I had taken it that it was an important picture, but I could hardly have dreamed that it would become one of the most widely reproduced images in the history of photography.”

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.

Overview

Overview

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.

Dr. Thomas Cullen

Dr. Thomas Cullen

The Judith Robinson fonds at McMaster University Library in Hamilton, Ontario, contains an original print of this portrait of Dr. Thomas Cullen. […]

Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary

New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist Edmund Hillary died on January 11 in 2008. […]

Harold Macmillan

Harold Macmillan

British Conservative politician Harold Macmillan became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on this day, January 10, in 1957. […]

Albert Camus

Albert Camus

Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher Albert Camus died on this day, January 4, in 1960. […]

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