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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Seydou Keita

Photographs by Seydou Keita, ( 1921 -  2001) was a great African portraitist who lived in Bamako, Mali from 1921 to 2001. A self-taught photographer, he opened a studio in 1948 and specialized in portraiture. Seydou Keita soon photographed all of Bamako and his portraits gained a reputation for excellence throughout West Africa.