Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

1957

“I expected to meet in the author a composite of the heroes of his novels. Instead, in 1957, at his home Finca Vigía, near Havana, I found a man of peculiar gentleness, the shyest man I ever photographed - a man cruelly battered by life, but seemingly invincible.”

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.

Herman Wouk, 1915-2019

Herman Wouk, 1915-2019

Herman Wouk was an American author best known for historical fiction such as The Caine Mutiny (1951) which won the Pulitzer Prize. […]

Earl Warren: Brown v. Board of Education

Earl Warren: Brown v. Board of Education

“…the extent to which we maintain the spirit of our constitution with its Bill of Rights, will in the long run do more to make it both secure and the object of adulation than the number of hydrogen bombs we stockpile.” […]

Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps

Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps

“Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan” by Buchan’s granddaughter, Ursula Buchan, is out now from Bloomsbury UK.  […]

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was born on this day, May 9, in 1884. He was the 33rd president of the United States. […]

Edwin Land

Edwin Land

Edwin Herbert Land was born on this day, May 7, in 1909. He is best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. […]

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