Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

‘Karshed’: Yousuf Karsh Selected Portraits

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Vaughan, Ontario, 2009

'December 23, 2008 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Yousuf Karsh, one of the most important portrait photographers of the twentieth century. To commemorate this, two special portfolios of thirty rare, limited edition portraits by Karsh will be on display at the gallery from January 31 to June 14 to complement the exhibition, Industrial Images . Karsh’s celebrated photographs of Muhammad Ali, Winston Churchill, Jacques Cousteau, Ernest Hemingway, Helen Keller, Georgia O’Keeffe, Andy Warhol, and many more will be shown in an exclusive new exhibit at the McMichael, direct from the Estate of Yousuf Karsh in California.'