Portraits by Karsh at Salisbury State

September 17, 1998|By John Dorsey

Photographer Yousuf Karsh, now almost 90, has been one of the most successful portrait photographers in history. His subjects include presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, the present British queen when she was Princess Elizabeth, artists Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso, movie stars Laurence Olivier and Clark Gable, scientist Albert Einstein, Pope John Paul II and writers Robert Frost and Ernest Hemingway. The last, shown here, Karsh called "a man of peculiar gentleness." All these photographs and many more are among the 70 works in zTC Salisbury State University's current Karsh exhibit, on loan from the Weston Gallery in Carmel, Calif., and Karsh's personal archive.

At the University Gallery in Fulton Hall, Salisbury State University, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, through Oct. 25. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For information call 410-543-6271.

Pub Date: 9/17/98

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