Karsh Signature

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.

Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks

Photographer, musician, writer and film director Gordon Parks was born on this day, November 30, in 1912. […]

“LIFE”

“LIFE”

This month marks the anniversary of the first issue of “LIFE” magazine published by its new owner Henry Luce in 1936. […]

André Malraux

André Malraux

French novelist and art theorist André Malraux died on this day, November 23, in 1976. […]

John Tuzo Wilson

John Tuzo Wilson

This Canadian geophysicist and geologist achieved worldwide acclaim for his contributions to the theory of plate tectonics. […]

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