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Karsh portraits

Yousuf Karsh

Karsh portraits

by Yousuf Karsh

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Published by Universityof Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photography -- Portraits.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementYousuf Karsh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR681.F3
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21900438M
    ISBN 100802022421

    Yousuf Karsh, also called Karsh of Ottawa, (born Decem , Mardin, Ottoman Empire—died J , Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.), Armenian Canadian photographer known for his portraits of important and famous men and women of politics, Hollywood, and the arts, from Albert Einstein and Sir Winston Churchill to Walt Disney and Grace Kelly. The resulting book, with its chronological rather than thematic arrangement of portraits, is a study of Karsh's artistic and stylistic development, offering the reader an unparalleled tour through the greatest images of the photographer's life much as Karsh wrote about his portrait sessions, he rarely revealed what he thought about himself/5(20).

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I have long loved this book - checking it out Karsh portraits book times from our local library just to gaze at Karsh's wonderful capture of the portraits within. I love the prints, and the photographer's comments about how he managed to capture just the right expression, just the right poise, posture, and pose of his subject to best reflect the wholeness of /5(17).

Karsh was a master in Portraiture shooting. This masterpiece (Karsh Portraits) is a classic which will last as long as portraits will be taken.

When a professional or someone just starting out wants to learn from the best, this is the book to reference/5(15). Portraits of greatness Hardcover – January 1, by Yousuf Karsh (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

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Hardcover. 96 full page b/w portraits of famous people, and facing page text by Karsh about the photo session. Photos have been reproduced by sheet-fed gravure and the text by offset lithography. Black cloth exterior with title on front cover and spine in silver.

During his career he h sittings, produced overnegatives, and left an indelible artistic and historic record Karsh portraits book the men and women who shaped the twentieth century.

Karsh’s portraits of many of those who sat before his camera are the definitive images that we remember. Karsh Portraits book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a 1st U.S. edition in There are 48 photographs that are worl /5. Karsh Portraits by Karsh, Yousuf and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Karsh Portraits by Karsh, Yousuf - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Yousuf Karsh (Decem – J ) was an Armenian-Canadian photographer, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time. Yousuf or Josuf (his given Armenian name was Hovsep) Karsh was born in Mardin, a city in the eastern Ottoman Empire (present Turkey).

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Karsh photographed twelve United States Presidents, from Herbert Hoover to Bill Clinton. [ ] Celebrating the release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years in prison on Februwe added this portrait of the great man to our online archive. [ ] Harold MacMillan. In fact, however, Karsh's photography is more accommodating than our preconceptions of it, as may be discovered at the exhibition ''Yousuf Karsh: A Year Retrospective,'' which opens today at.

Yousuf Karsh () was one of the most significant portrait photographers of the twentieth century. His portraits are easily recognisable for their bold use of studio lighting and closely cropped composition. Karsh’s photographs of the best-known politicians and cultural figures of the day have become their most enduring portraits.

Yousuf Karsh CC (Decem – J ), was an Armenian-Canadian photographer known for his portraits of notable individuals. He has been described as one of the greatest portrait photographers of the 20th century.

An Armenian Genocide survivor, Karsh migrated to Canada as a refugee. By the s he established himself as a significant Born: DecemMardin, Ottoman. Yousuf Karsh has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. Yousuf Karsh’s most popular book is Karsh, a Fifty-Year Retrospective.

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We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Yousuf Karsh belongs to that small elite group of artists whose work has not only affected our perception of people and ideas but has also helped to influence the course of history. The publication of his famous photograph of Churchill on the cover of Life magazine in is generally accepted as having played a large part in diverting the attention of the American.

SIGNED BY KARSH. KARSH, Yousuf. Karsh Portraits. Boston: New York Graphic Society, (). Square folio, original red cloth, original dust jacket.

$ Third printing of this selective retrospective of 48 of Karsh’s best known portraits, signed by him on the front free endpaper. Karsh, Yousuf. Karsh Portraits (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, ) For those who have looked at W. Somerset Maugham’s photos from time to time, or even possessed some, may find the name Yousuf Karsh familiar.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published in Canada by the University of Toronto Press"--Title page verso. Description.If you want an inside look at the working life of the most high-profile portrait photographer on Earth, look no further.

In fact, I rate it as the second best portrait photography book behind 50 Portraits, and it's 10 times better than Annie's Master Class. At Work is full of in-depth accounts of Annie's best-known portrait sessions, and also includes a helpful technical section where.

Portraits by Yousuf Karsh When I was a boy my father had a few books adorning our living room space, and I remember looking at one book of people’s faces and admiring Karsh’s photography, in particular, while dreaming of one day becoming like him.