PEOPLE & CULTURE
karsh is history
Discover the extraordinary life of Youself Karsh, one of the greatest 20th century photographers.
1 x 60'
Productions Grand Nord
Episode InformationErnest Hemingway, Martin Luther King, Walt Disney, Einstein, Fidel Castro, JFK, Winston Churchill, Picasso, Glen Gould, Audrey Hepburn: we all know that single, most famous picture of every one of them. Behind the camera was the legendary photographer Yousuf Karsh. Karsh in History illuminates the multiple meanings ordinary people as well as critics, curators and philosophers attach to portrait photographs and - through the prism of these meanings - portrays the singular career of Yousuf Karsh the ultimate mythmaker and ranking him as one of the greatest of 20th century photographers.