Portrait photographers -- Canada -- Biography  

Library and Archives Canada Yousuf Karsh: Pursuing Greatness

In this episode we explore the story of Yousuf Karsh who came to Canada as a teenager and pursued his dream to become an internationally renowned photographer. We are joined by Karsh expert Dr. Robert Evans and photo archivist Jill Delaney from Library and Archives Canada. They speak to us about who Yousuf Karsh was, what makes his photographs so ...
  • 2015
  • 00:50:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Karsh: The Searching Eye

Yousuf Karsh photographed the 20th century’s most esteemed political and cultural leaders, artists, actors, religious figures and scientists — Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein, Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, Muhammad Ali, Indira Gandhi, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and many more. This classic documentary reveals the glamour in Karsh’s life and the modesty he maintained while being privy to so many famous lives. Karsh ...
  • 1986
  • 01:20:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013