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Yousuf Karsh    (Canadian, 1908-2002)

 Yousuf Karsh - Albert Einstein (Photographs) h: 10.5 x w: 10.5 in / h: 26.7 x w: 26.7 cm
Yousuf Karsh
Albert Einstein 1941
 
 Yousuf Karsh - Elixir (Photographs) h: 19 x w: 14.1 in / h: 48.3 x w: 35.8 cm
Yousuf Karsh
Elixir
 
 Yousuf Karsh - Elixir (Photographs)
Yousuf Karsh
Elixir
 
 Yousuf Karsh - Ernest Hemingway (Photographs)
Yousuf Karsh
Ernest Hemingway
 
 Yousuf Karsh - George Bernard Shaw (Photographs) h: 20 x w: 24 in / h: 50.8 x w: 61 cm
Yousuf Karsh
George Bernard Shaw
 
 Yousuf Karsh - Georgia O'Keeffe (Photographs)
Yousuf Karsh
Georgia O'Keeffe 1956
 
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Biography
1908 Born in Mardin, Armenia.
1925 Arrived in Canada from Syria.
1926 Went to work for his Uncle Nakash at his studio, leaving behind his original desire to study medicine.

Starts apprenticeship with John H. Garo of Boston.
1931 Leaves Boston and opens his studio in Ottawa.
1941 Learns lighting at Ottawa Little Theatre and photographs Winston Churchill.
1992 Closed studio.
1997 Retires to Boston, MA.
2002 Dies in Boston at age 93.

Exhibitions
2010 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
2009 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006 Weston Gallery, Carmel, CA (solo)
2004 Tom Blau Gallery, London, England (solo)
2004 Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

Camera Work, Berlin, Germany
1991 National Portrait Gallery, London, England
1989 National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
1983 International Center of Photography, New York, NY
1967 Montreal World's Fair

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1952 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Charles Francis Press Gallery, New York, NY (traveled)
1938 T. Eaton Company, Toronto

Chateau Laurier Hotel, Ottawa
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