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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

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Sittings

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
12245
Mar 15 1963

Gennady Voronov

Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR
12214
Mar 15 1963

Yury Zavadski

Actor and Director. Chief Producer of the Mossoviet Theatre
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
12225
Mar 1 1963

Peter Kapitsa

Soviet Physicist, Director of the Institute of Physics Problems. March/April, 1963
9530
May 7 1945

Mr. V. M. Molotov

USSR People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs
For LIFE Magazine

Photographs

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Legacy

Nikita Khrushchev

Nikita Khrushchev, 1963 Nikita Khrushchev died on this day, September 11, in 1971, aged 77. Karsh photographed Khrushchev on April 21, 1963 in Moscow, USSR. Mr. and Mrs. Karsh travelled… […]

Yuri Gagarin

USSR that would include photographing a variety of figures, including politicians Brezhnev and Khrushchev, and ballerinas such as Maya Plisetskaya. Karsh would go on to photograph several American astronauts in… […]

Bernard Baruch

…tensions between the USSR and its satellites and the United States and its western European allies. Read more (Wikipedia) Bernard M. Baruch was photographed by Karsh in 1944 as “Special… […]

The Charter of the United Nations

…Highness Ibn Abdul Aziz Faisal, Viceroy of the Hejaz and Minister of Foreign Affairs for Saudi Arabia; and Vyacheslav Molotov, USSR People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs. This frame of Mr…. […]

Apollo 11 Moon Landing

…more. Yuri Gagarin, 1963 Six years prior, Karsh had a sitting with Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, who was photographed during Karsh’s trip to the USSR. Read… […]

Mikhail Gorbachev

…in “colossal danger” due to the threat from nuclear weapons. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was photographed as “President, USSR (Secretary General of the Soviet Communist Party and Chairman of the Supreme… […]

Leonid Brezhnev

…would sit for a portrait if Karsh made him look as good as Audrey Hepburn… Karsh photographed several people on his visit to the USSR in 1963. See a list…. […]

Apollo 11

…more. Yuri Gagarin, 1963 Six years prior, Karsh had a sitting with Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, who was photographed during Karsh’s trip to the USSR. Read… […]

Leonid Brezhnev

…would sit for a portrait if Karsh made him look as good as Audrey Hepburn… Karsh photographed several people on his visit to the USSR in 1963. See a list…. […]

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