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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

1948

“At Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study, I found Einstein a simple, kindly, almost childlike man, too great for any of the postures of eminence. One did not have to understand his science to feel the power of his mind or the force of his personality.”

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.

Harold Prince, 1928-2019

Harold Prince, 1928-2019

American theatrical producer and director Harold “Hal” Prince died last month. Prince is associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th century. […]

Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis

Comedian, actor, singer, filmmaker and humanitarian, Jerry Lewis, died on this day, August 20, in 2017. […]

Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton

The 42nd president of the United States, Bill Clinton, was born on this day, August 19, in 1946. […]

Banksy’s Turf War

Banksy’s Turf War

Banksy’s Turf War, above, reproduces Karsh’s famous portrait of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill with a slight difference. […]

Lech Walesa

Lech Walesa

Strikes that took place in Poland on August 14, 1980, would lead to Solidarność. […]

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899. He was photographed for TV Guide in 1960 – the year of “Psycho.” […]

Fulton J. Sheen

Fulton J. Sheen

In July, Pope Francis approved a miracle that occurred through the intercession of Archbishop Sheen, clearing the way for his beatification. […]

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