Yousuf Karsh self portrait, 1938, Image- Yousuf Karsh fonds, Library and Archives Canada

Yousuf Karsh

Armenia 1908 - 2002

Photography

www.karsh.org

Yousuf Karsh
Yousuf Karsh
Male
Armenia
1908
July 30, 2013
Nina Karaicic is a journalist with experience in TV and radio media. Born in 1989, she had studied at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Political Sciences (Journalism). Interests: Photography, Art, Film, Folklore, Video Games

Yousuf Karsh was an Armenian–Canadian portrait photographer. According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he is “one of the greatest portrait photographers of the twentieth century, achieved a distinct style in his theatrical lighting.”

His body of work includes portraits of statesmen, artists, musicians, authors, scientists, and men and women of accomplishment.  His extraordinary and unique portfolio presents the viewer with an intimate and compassionate view of humanity.