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Yousuf Karsh

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Photographs of Georgia O'Keeffe   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Ansel Adams, Yousuf Karsh, Georgia O'Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Tony Vaccaro, Todd Webb, Don Worth at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum October 2nd, 2009 - January 10th, 2010
Posted 12/27/09
      Curated by Barbara Buhler Lynes, Curator, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and the Emily Fisher Landau Director, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center.Beginning in the 1910s, when Alfred Stieglitz began making photographs of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the end of her life, in 1986, O'Keeffe was sought out by numerous American photographers, who made her a subject in their work. When The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation, closed in 2006, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum was fortunate to receive its collection of ph... [more]
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Yousuf Karsh   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Yousuf Karsh at The Art Institute of Chicago January 22nd, 2009 - April 26th, 2009
Posted 3/30/09
Yousuf Karsh’s portraits are instantly recognizable. Ernest Hemingway, Georgia O’Keeffe, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, and Marian Anderson, true visual icons of the 20th century, each sat before his photographic lens. This master portraitist, however, came from humble beginnings. As a teenager the Armenian Karsh fled his native Turkey to live first in Syria and then in Canada with his photographer uncle. Always connected with traditional photographic methods, he honed his skills fi... [more]
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