Yousuf Karsh — Icônes du XXe siècle

Exhibition

Photography

Yousuf Karsh
Icônes du XXe siècle

Past: October 16, 2013 → January 26, 2014

The remarkable artistic career of Yousuf Karsh was matched only by the extraordinary lives of cultural, political, artistic and intellectual figures that he photographed.

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Yousuf Karsh, Alfred Hitchcock, 1960 Tirage argentique © Yousuf Karsh — Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Organized by Jerry Fielder, Curator and Director of the Estate of Yousuf Karsh, uniquely for the Mona Bismarck American Center, this exhibition celebrates Karsh’s exceptional contribution to shaping personal and historical memory throughout the twentieth century.

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Yousuf Karsh, Ernest Hemingway, 1957 Tirage argentique © Yousuf Karsh — Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Original photographs of American and French luminaries are presented alongside archival material from the dozens of Life and Paris-Match covers that Karsh captured, marking the transformation of his intimate portraits into public icons.

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Opening hours

Wednesday – Sunday, 11 AM – 6 PM

Admission fee

Full rate €7.00 — Concessions €5.00

Children under the age of 12 : free

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