Caught in the light, Yousuf Karsh placed his subjects on their rightful pedestals.
Pick your dreary image: It's a holding cell, a
decompression chamber, a place so formidably austere you'd think no
fantasies could ever form there. But however grim the small, darkened
gallery at the Canadian Embassy appears, walk around the 28 photographs
by Yousuf Karsh on display in "Karsh at 100: Portraits of Artists," and
you'll find that the space feels more like a sculpture garden.
Karsh at 100: Portraits of Artists, closes Dec. 18. At the Embassy of
Canada, 501 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5
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