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.

Portrait of a Princess

Portrait of a Princess

Royal Canadian Mint and the Estate of Yousuf Karsh are excited to announce this new limited edition silver coin available for sale. […]

Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer

Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer

Thanks to social media, we sometimes discover gems new to the Estate. This lovely photograph of Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer being photographed by Yousuf Karsh in 1956 is a perfect example. […]

Supreme Court Justices

Supreme Court Justices

This week the United States will seat a new supreme court justice. Yousuf Karsh photographed several North American justices, from the 1930s to the 1970s. […]

Estrellita Karsh Interview for WYSO

Estrellita Karsh Interview for WYSO

As well as telling the compelling story behind the 1941 portrait of Winston Churchill that truly launched Karsh’s career, Estrellita speaks to how Karsh’s own history informed his work, leading to such intimate and honest photographs. […]

Georg Solti

Georg Solti

The book conservator for the Harvard Library is working on the conservation of the Solti archive of conductor’s scores. […]

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