Posts Tagged ‘Yousuf Karsh’

Reviewed: Yousuf Karsh at the National Portrait Gallery

Yousuf Karsh, the Armenian-born Canadian photographer (1908-2002), was technically accomplished, but is sometimes considered overly deferential in his portrayals of the rich and powerful, often flattering them with dramatic stage lighting. A new exhibit of a few dozen of Karsh’s images at the National Portrait Gallery—the first of two sequential installations this year and next—alludes [...]