September 9, 2014–March 8, 2015

Karsh Goes Hollywood

A galaxy of portraits of legendary stars by the great photographer Yousuf Karsh.

This exhibition in Sharf Visitor Center presents twenty iconic figures from Hollywood’s Golden Age photographed by Karsh over his life-long career.

Karsh captures the star quality in his celebrity sitters photographed in their prime, a selection that includes images of Humphrey Bogart, Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn, Clark Gable, Gregory Peck, and many more.

Yousuf Karsh, Princess Grace of Monaco, 1956. Photograph, gelatin silver print. Gift of Estrellita Karsh in memory of Yousuf Karsh. Reproduced with permission from the Princess Grace Foundation—USA, which supports emerging artists in theater, dance and film. © Estate of Yousuf Karsh.

  • Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Center (130.10)