Yousuf Karsh, CC (Armenian: Յուսուֆ Քարշ, also Hovsep Karsh Հովսեփ Քարշ; December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was an Armenian–Canadian portrait photographer. He has been called one of the great portrait photographers of the 20th century by Time magazine and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with the latter noting the “distinct style in his theatrical lighting.” 140 more words
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Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) has been called one of the great portrait photographers of the 20th century by TIME magazine. He was an Armenian-Canadian portrait photographer known for his portraits of famous individuals such as Winston Churchill, Audrey Hepburn, Ernest Hemingway, and many others. (Sources: Wikipedia; karsh.org)