Seydou Keïta
Malian, 1921-2001
648 followers
Seydou Keïta
Malian, 1921-2001
648 followers
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
PARIS PHOTO 2018,
Galerie Nathalie Obadia
2017
Seydou Keïta,
Galerie Nathalie Obadia
2016
Seydou Keita,
RMN Grand Palais

In 1948, Seydou Keïta opened a portrait studio in which he would capture a Bamako society teetering …

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In 1948, Seydou Keïta opened a portrait studio in which he would capture a Bamako society teetering on the brink of post-colonialism. Whether of individuals or families, a sense of formality pervades each black-and-white photograph, which Keïta would take in a single shot, directing his subjects to hold distinct poses …

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