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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

The Christian Science Monitor Interviews Mrs Estrellita Karsh

Estrellita Karsh, the widow of Yousuf Karsh, talks with csmonitor.com’s Pat Murphy about some of her late husband’s work.

‘Before there were paparazzi, there was Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), the eminent Canadian photographer who specialized in portraits of world luminaries, or “the good, the great, and the gifted,” as an Australian exhibition of his work was titled. More than 100 of his iconic, black-and-white portraits can be seen at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston through Jan. 19 in a retrospective, “Karsh 100: A Biography in Images.”‘

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