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Karsh

Karsh, Yousef

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ISBN 10: 0821219065 / ISBN 13: 9780821219065
Published by Little, Brown, 1992
Condition: As New Hardcover
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A collection of his more modern portraiture from the 70s through the early 90s. A consumate photographer. This is a mint copy of his wonderful work. Size: 12x15. Bookseller Inventory # 000832

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Title: Karsh

Publisher: Little, Brown

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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A portfolio of portraits by a legendary photographer contains a treasure trove of new images of America's best-loved and most highly regarded personalities from the worlds of politics, the arts, the military, athletics, and more. 40,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo.

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With a memorable portrait style perhaps best exemplified by his photo of a doggedly defiant Winston Churchill during WW II, and the equally distinctive professional title Karsh of Ottawa, Armenian-Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh has dominated the conventional personal-portrait field in North America for half a century. He long combined strong, balanced frontal lighting with limited backlight that outlined his subject, creating an effect so readily identifiable that few imitated it. More recently, as in his celebrity portraits collected here, he uses lighting as a dramatic variable, along with limited props, background and educed facial expression, to interpret character. As "legends," the personages seen here transcend in reknown their specialties--playwright Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Miller, activists Cesar Chavez and Mother Hale, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown and entertainer-philosophers Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog, to name a few.
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