Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe

1956

“I decided to photograph her as another friend had described her ... This portrait hangs in her Abiquiu home, now a museum operated by the Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation.”

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.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

The first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, was born on this day, November 14, in 1889. […]

Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev

In an interview with the BBC earlier this month, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned that current tension between Russia and the West is putting the world in “colossal danger” due to the threat from nuclear weapons.  […]

Albert Camus

Albert Camus

French philosopher, author and journalist Albert Camus was born on this day, November 7, in 1913. […]

Perkins and Will

Perkins and Will

Perkins and Will established their global architecture and design firm in 1935. […]

Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite

Broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite was born on this day, November 4, in 1916. […]

Charles Schultz

Charles Schultz

Happy Halloween to “Peanuts” fans thinking about “The Great Pumpkin” today. […]

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