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Sittings

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
15236
Dec 7 1990

Jasper Johns

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15238
Dec 10 1990

Mr. Thomas Vail

President & Chairman, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland
15221
Oct 22 1990

Jacqueline Kennedy

(Onassis)
Translations from colour transparencies made by Camera Press for YL. Taken June 14, 1957. Envelope No. 11526
15226
Oct 24 1990

Yousuf Karsh

Photographed after receiving the Companion Medal of the Order of Canada
15215
Sep 24 1990

Grodie Howe

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15216
Sep 25 1990

Bob Cousy

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15218
Oct 16 1990

Mr. Douglas Berlis

Founding Partner, Aird & Berlis, Barristers & Solicitors
15214
Sep 24 1990

Ralph Nader

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15201
Jul 5 1990

Dr. Arthur W. May

President, Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council
15206
Aug 1 1990

Mr. John C. Carroll

President & Chief Executive Officer, Molson Breweries
For Brewers Association of Canada
15209
Sep 10 1990

Dizzy Gillespie

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15192
Jun 29 1990

Warren Buffett

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15191
Jun 17 1990

Nelson Mandela

Deputy President & Spiritual Leader, African National Congress
15194
Jun 22 1990

Dr. James Watson

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15195
Jun 23 1990

Dr. Henry P. Royster

Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
15196
Jun 25 1990

Issac Stern

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15181
Apr 4 1990

Jessye Norman

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15189
May 30 1990

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev

President, USSR (Secretary General of the Soviet Communist Party and Chairman of the Supreme Soviet) Photographed at Government House, Ottawa
15172
Mar 13 1990

Andre Soltner

Lutece Restaurant
For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15173
Mar 14 1990

Bobby Short

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15174
Mar 15 1990

Mother Hale

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15180
Apr 3 1990

Arthur Miller

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15159
Feb 18 1990

Mr. Vaclav Havel

President of Czechoslovakia
Photographed when he visited Canada
15162
Feb 20 1990

Dr. Giles Hurteau

Executive Director, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
15165
Mar 5 1990

Philip Glass

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15168
Mar 7 1990

Mary Roebling

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15169
Mar 8 1990

Jim Henson

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15171
Mar 12 1990

Mr. Joseph Baum

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15160
Feb 16 1990

Yousuf Karsh

Self portrait taken at Chateau Laurier
15150
Feb 5 1990

Judith Jamison

Director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15151
Feb 6 1990

Henry Kissinger

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15152
Feb 7 1990

Philip Johnson

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15153
Feb 8 1990

Tom Wolfe

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15154
Feb 9 1990

Norman Mailer

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15146
Jan 30 1990

Milton Glaser

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15147
Jan 31 1990

Cornell Capa

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15148
Feb 1 1990

Al Hirschfeld

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15167
Feb 1 1990

Yousuf Karsh

Photographs of KARSH ROOM at the Rideau Club, Ottawa
15149
Feb 2 1990

Gordon Parks

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15145
Jan 29 1990

Leo Castelli

For “American Legends” series East/West Network

Photographs

  • Milton Glaser

  • Kurt Vonnegut and Ray Bradbury

  • Kurt Vonnegut

  • Herman Wouk

  • Dizzy Gillespie

  • Jasper Johns

  • Jessye Norman

  • Nelson Mandela

  • Nelson Mandela

  • Philip Glass

  • Al Hirschfeld

  • Jim Henson

  • Jessye Norman

  • Jasper Johns

  • Tom Wolfe

  • Nelson Mandela

  • Mikhail Gorbachev

  • Jim Henson and Yousuf Karsh

  • Al Hirschfeld

Legacy

Milton Glaser

American graphic designer Milton Glaser was born on this day, June 26, in 1929. He is most well known for the logo “I Love New York” […]

Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto was born on this day, June 21, in 1953. She was the first woman to head a democratic government in a Muslim majority nation. […]

Kurt Vonnegut

The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library “champions the literary, artistic, and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, teacher, and Indianapolis native Kurt Vonnegut. […]

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. […]

Margaret Thatcher

Britain’s first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, died on this day, April 8, in 2013.  […]

Nelson Mandela

On this day, February 11, in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released after 27 years in prison. […]

Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico

“Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico” opened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on January 19, 2019, and runs through May 12, 2019. The exhibition was curated by Kristen Gresh, Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Curator of Photographs. […]

Dizzy Gillespie

Jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie was born on this day, October 21, in 1917. […]

Nelson Mandela Released

On this day, February 11, in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 27 years in confinement. […]

Roe vs. Wade

45 years ago today the United States Supreme Court made its decision that a right to privacy extended to a woman’s decision to have an abortion. […]

Katharine Graham: The Post

Katharine Graham was an American publisher who led The Washington Post for more than two decades, overseeing the Watergate coverage that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.  […]

Margaret Thatcher

On this day, November 22, in 1990, Margaret Thatcher announced her resignation. The first woman prime minister in British history was elected in 1979 and was the longest-serving British PM of the 20th century. […]

Jim Henson: Sesame Street

The educational children’s television program Sesame Street debuted on this day, November 10, in 1969, and featured Jim Henson’s Muppets. […]

Mikhail Gorbachev

On this day, October 15, in 1990, Mikhail Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for his leading role in the peace process which today characterizes important parts of the international community.” […]

Awards

Companion of the Order of Canada

Canada, 1990

Master of Photography Award

International Center of Photography, NYC, 1990

Exhibitions

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