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The Resource Karsh : American legends : photographs and commentary, by Yousuf Karsh

Karsh : American legends : photographs and commentary, by Yousuf Karsh

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Karsh : American legends : photographs and commentary
Title
Karsh
Title remainder
American legends : photographs and commentary
Statement of responsibility
by Yousuf Karsh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The name Yousuf Karsh has been synonymous with photographic portraiture ever since his image of a defiant Winston Churchill was published in 1941. His remarkable career has now spanned sixty years, but he continues to forge ahead, breaking new ground as he portrays the people who - each in his or her own way - have influenced our world. In American Legends, his latest volume of new portraits, most taken over the last two years, Yousuf Karsh captures the essence of nearly
  • Seventy-five of North America's most fascinating and compelling personalities - from the performing arts, sports, and publishing to the worlds of science and philanthropy. Here is our newest hero, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, and George Abbott, who, at 105, has been instrumental in the evolution of the American musical theater. Other luminaries of stage and screen include Harold Prince, Julie Harris, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury, and James Stewart. From the world
  • Of music are Isaac Stern, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Marilyn Horne, Jessye Norman, and Rudolf Serkin as well as jazz giants Dave Brubeck and Dizzy Gillespie. Painters Jasper Johns and Helen Frankenthaler, contemporary-art impresario Leo Castelli, master caricaturist Al Hirschfeld, and humanitarian Mother Clara Hale also enrich this remarkable book. In this splendid collection, presented in book form for the first time, Karsh gives us an intimate glimpse into
  • These diverse personalities, who have made our era so memorable
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karsh, Yousuf
Dewey number
779/.2/092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TR681.F3
LC item number
K3742 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Springs of achievement series on the art of photography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Celebrities
  • Celebrities
  • United States
  • Célébrités
Label
Karsh : American legends : photographs and commentary, by Yousuf Karsh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm25628655
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
156 p.
Isbn
9780821219065
Lccn
92008508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
88 ill. (44 col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o25628655
  • (OCoLC)25628655
Label
Karsh : American legends : photographs and commentary, by Yousuf Karsh
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm25628655
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
156 p.
Isbn
9780821219065
Lccn
92008508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
88 ill. (44 col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o25628655
  • (OCoLC)25628655

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