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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

1948

“At Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study, I found Einstein a simple, kindly, almost childlike man, too great for any of the postures of eminence. One did not have to understand his science to feel the power of his mind or the force of his personality.”

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.

His Life in Pictures

His Life in Pictures

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

Edna Doriot

Edna Doriot

Doriot was the head of the French Library at Harvard Business School. […]

Georges Doriot

Georges Doriot

Doriot was a French-American known for his prolific careers in military, academics, business and education. […]

Jean-Paul Riopelle

Jean-Paul Riopelle

“GeoMinute: Jean-Paul Riopelle, abstract influencer” closes with this portrait of Riopelle in his studio. […]

Lilly Daché

Lilly Daché

Daché was a French-born American milliner and fashion merchandiser. […]

John Enders

John Enders

Enders was an American biomedical scientist and Nobel Laureate. […]

Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson

Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress to urge the passage of legislation guaranteeing voting rights for all. […]

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