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November 8, 2013 – April 27, 2014
Museum: Portrait Gallery
Location: Recent Acquisitions, 1st Floor, North
Iconic photographs by Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002) portray Americans who have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as business, medicine, entertainment, politics, and the arts: artist Georgia O’Keeffe, physician and virologist Jonas Salk, singer Marian Anderson, actress Grace Kelly, businesswoman Elizabeth Arden, architect I. M. Pei, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, artist Isamu Noguchi, and others. This is the museum's first exhibition devoted entirely to the work of this internationally recognized portrait photographer.
Part II will be on view May 2-November 2, 2014, while photographs are being rotated.
Isamu Noguchi, 1980, gelatin silver print, by Yousuf Karsh