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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

News & Stories

News & Stories
Pablo Casals

Pablo Casals

“In the Abbey de Cuxa in Prades, I spent several glorious hours with the master of the cello.” […]

Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson

Johnson was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States. […]

Marilyn Horne

Marilyn Horne

The American mezzo-soprano opera singer was born on this day in 1934. […]

Dr. Martin Luther King

Dr. Martin Luther King

“What emerged in my mind” was the dedication of the man and his clear vision of ultimate victory.” […]

Edmund Hillary

Edmund Hillary

The mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist Edmund Hillary died on this day in 2008. […]

Churchill Copyright

Churchill Copyright

We found this record of Karsh’s copyright registration for his 1941 portrait of Winston Churchill. […]

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

Karsh had photographed Kennedy in 1957 and 1960, when JFK was the senator for Massachusetts. […]

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

‘He will never be here,’ the gallery owner commented, when my assistant and two hundred pounds of equipment arrived. […]

George Stavropoulos

George Stavropoulos

Stavropoulos was a New York fashion designer best known for his draped silk chiffon dresses and evening gowns. […]

Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil B. DeMille

“Still Photographs, Publicity, and the Making of Cecil B. DeMille’s “Ten Commandments.” […]

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