Yousuf Karsh 100 ” A Biography In Images ” to open at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Yousuf Karsh (Canadian 1908–2002) – Ford of Canada (surgeons),1951 – Photograph, gelatin silver print Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gift of Estrellita & Yousuf Karsh -© Estate of Yousuf Karsh Photograph courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
BOSTON, MA – The legacy of Yousuf Karsh. . the man behind the lens of some of the 20th century’s most famous photographic portraits is illuminated as the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), presents Karsh 100: A Biography in Images.
The exhibition of more than 100 works celebrating the 100th anniversary of Karsh’s birth (1908) presents his iconic portraits of the era’s most illustrious faces alongside rarely seen earlier photographs and little-known work. Karsh 100 will be on view September 23, 2008, through January 19, 2009, in the Rabb Gallery at the MFA. This exhibition is generously supported by the Government of Canada through the Consulate General of Canada in Boston.