Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

1956

“When I photographed her in Hollywood and commented on her quality of sophisticated vulnerability, she told me of her harrowing experiences during the Second World War. Years later, in the Kremlin, Chairman Brezhnev agreed to sit for me only if I made him as beautiful as Audrey Hepburn.”

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.

Gratien Gélinas

Gratien Gélinas

“It seemed to me that Gratien Gélinas was the living embodiment of the laughing clown who hides his secret anguish behind a grease-paint grin.” […]

Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks

Photographer, musician, writer and film director Gordon Parks was born on this day, November 30, in 1912. […]

“LIFE”

“LIFE”

This month marks the anniversary of the first issue of “LIFE” magazine published by its new owner Henry Luce in 1936. […]

André Malraux

André Malraux

French novelist and art theorist André Malraux died on this day, November 23, in 1976. […]

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