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A photograph by Seydou Keita, recognized as the father of African photography and one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century.


Wrapped in Africa - Architecture Digest Photo Shoot


Photographed by Seydou Keita | Seydou Keïta (b. 1921 in Bamako, Mali — d. 21 November 2001 in Paris, France) was a self-taught portrait photographer from Bamako. He is mostly known for his portraits of people and families he took between 1940 and the early 1960s and that are widely acknowledged not only as a record of Malian society but also as pieces of art.


Seydou Keïta Sans titre, 1952-56 Tirage argentique moderne 180 x 120 cm Genève, Contemporary African Art Collection © Seydou Keïta / SKPEAC / photo courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection, Genève


“Before They Pass Away”, partez à la rencontre de ces magnifiques tribus avant qu’il ne soit trop tard

Dans le cadre du premier mois des cultures d'Afrique, Arty-Buzz organise une visite guidée de l'exposition Seydou Keïta au Grand Palais le samedi 7 mai 2016 à 17H. Tarifs promotionnels: Adulte : 25€ -25 ans : 20€ Réservation obligatoire:


Aha Njoku is the "Lady of Yams": This popular Goddess is worshipped by the Ibo people of Nigeria. She is responsible for yams, a central ingredient in the Ibo diet, and the women who care for them.