Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

I. M. Pei, 1917-2019

I. M. Pei, 1979

Ieoh Ming “I. M.” Pei has died.

“Buildings are for people to enjoy,” the Chinese-American architect told (Karsh). The appreciative millions who throng through his creative public buildings – the East Wing of the National Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Kennedy Library and the addition to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Fragrant Hill Hotel outside Peking, or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland – respond instinctively to I. M.’s “dedication to humanity through architecture.”

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