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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw

1943

“Leon Edel, Henry James’s biographer, has remarked that Shaw’s ‘way of meeting people was to charm them by being charmed himself.’ Shaw came bursting into the room with the energy of a young man, though he was almost ninety years old.”

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.

The Crown

The Crown

Netflix series “The Crown” is proving to be one of the most successful and most “binge-watched” series of all time. Naturally, Mr. Karsh photographed many of the people who are portrayed in the show.  […]

Edward Durell Stone

Edward Durell Stone

Palo Alto City Library is currently holding a small photographic exhibit on the work of Mr. Stone. […]

Glenn Gould at the Embassy of Canada, Moscow

Glenn Gould at the Embassy of Canada, Moscow

On the occasion of Canada Day 2018, the Embassy of Canada in Moscow was honoured to celebrate the enduring cultural legacies of internationally renowned Canadian portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh and legendary Canadian classical pianist Glenn Gould. […]

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