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.

James Watson

James Watson

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan

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James Callaghan

James Callaghan

British politician James Callaghan was born on this day, March 27, in 1912. […]

Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk

On March 26, 1953, Dr. Jonas Salk went on CBS radio to announce his vaccine for poliomyelitis. […]

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