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May 2, 2014 – November 2, 2014
Museum: Portrait Gallery
Location: 1st Floor, North, Recent Acquisitions
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. Among the portraits included are those of artist Georgia O'Keeffe, physician and virologist Jonas Salk, singer Marian Anderson, actress Grace Kelly, businesswoman Elizabeth Arden, architect I. M. Pei, and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt.