The Bank of England chose Winston Churchill by Yousuf Karsh to appear on the front of its all-new polymer banknote, now in circulation across the UK.
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“It seemed to me that Gratien Gélinas was the living embodiment of the laughing clown who hides his secret anguish behind a grease-paint grin.”
The New York Times describes Ralph Ablon as “An erudite, pipe-puffing chemistry major.”
December 3, 1947, saw the Broadway debut of Tennessee Williams’ play.
American actress Julie Harris was born December 2, in 1925.
Photographer, musician, writer and film director Gordon Parks was born on this day, November 30, in 1912.
This month marks the anniversary of the first issue of “LIFE” magazine published by its new owner Henry Luce in 1936.
This week, the universe lost one of its most important figures in 20th-century musical theater.
French novelist and art theorist André Malraux died on this day, November 23, in 1976.
This Canadian geophysicist and geologist achieved worldwide acclaim for his contributions to the theory of plate tectonics.
A new documentary is coming to theaters and video-on-demand.
Hollywood leading man Clark Gable died on November 16, 1960.
A new TV adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s 1951 book “Foundations” is available now.
The American actress-turned-Princess Grace Kelly was born on November 12, 1929.
The beloved children’s television program debuted on this day, November 10, in 1969.
“That so many former spies became novelists is not surprising.”
Canadian guitarist, singer-song writer, and photographer, Bryan Adams was born this day, November 5, in 1959.
Broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite was born on this day, November 4, in 1916.
“I pretended to click the shutter and said, “Thank you, very much.” The ordeal over, Tweedsmuir began to tell one of his Scottish stories and everyone relaxed.”
Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw died on this day, November 2, in 1950.
American virologist and medical researcher Jonas Salk was born on this day, October 28, in 1914.
This beautifully printed catalog is available for purchase through the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ gift shop.
“Turn Every Page”: Inside the Robert A. Caro Archive” is the first public exhibition drawn from the archive of the author.
A new documentary takes an inside look at Jacques Cousteau.
This summer Sony Masterworks released “Marian Anderson – Beyond the Music.”
Canadian-American business woman Elizabeth Arden died on this day, October 18, in 1966.
On October 14, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance.
Henry K. Beecher was a pioneering American anesthesiologist, medical ethicist, and investigator of the placebo effect.
On October 11, 1975, William Jefferson Clinton married Hillary Rodham.
South African Anglican cleric and theologian, Desmond Tutu, was born on this day, October 7, in 1931.
Press coverage is rolling in for our exhibition in Montreal.
October 5th marks the anniversary of Earl Warren’s swearing-in as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1953.
“Influence and Identity: Twentieth Century Portrait Photography from the Bank of America Collection” features the works of international photographers from the early through the mid-twentieth century.
Charlton Heston was born on this day, October 4, in 1923.
James Earl Carter Jr. was born on this day, October 1, in 1924.
“I found an erudite storyteller, a Holocaust survivor who has retained a bittersweet sense of life and placed it in the service of worldwide peace and human rights.”
The American crime drama “Murder, She Wrote” debuted on this day in 1984.
“Her natural behavior resembled the love goddesses she portrayed – uninhibited and seductive and totally without guile.”
Actress, singer, and animal rights activist Brigitte “B.B.” Bardot, turned 87 on September 28, 2021.
Book your tickets ahead of time for “The World of Yousuf Karsh” at the Museum of Fine Arts.