Seydou Keïta  (Malian, 1923-2001) 

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Seydou Keïta, Untitled

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled
1959

Fifty One Fine Art Photography
Seydou Keïta, Two Girls, Mali

 

Seydou Keïta
Two Girls, Mali
1956-1998

Danziger Gallery
Seydou Keïta, Untitled

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled
Kewenig Galerie
Seydou Keïta, Untitled

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled
1959-1998

Kewenig Galerie
Seydou Keïta, Untitled

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled
Kewenig Galerie
Seydou Keïta, Untitled

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled
1959-1997

Kewenig Galerie
Seydou Keïta, Untitled

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled
Kewenig Galerie
Seydou Keïta, Untitled

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled
1950-1997

Kewenig Galerie
Seydou Keïta, Untitled

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled
1977

Fifty One Fine Art Photography
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Seydou Keïta, 56 A 57

 

Seydou Keïta
56 A 57, 1999
b/w gelatin silver print

 

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Seydou Keïta, 52 A 55

 

Seydou Keïta
52 A 55, 1998
b/w gelatin silver print

 

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Seydou Keïta, Untitled, #290, Woman with radio

 

Seydou Keïta
Untitled, #290, Woman with radio, 1957
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1923   Born in Bamako, Mali.
2001   Died in France
  Resided in Bamako, Mali
2006   About Africa I, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium, March 16-April 22, 2006.
2006   Seydou Keïta: The Image King of Africa, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY, January 28-March 4, 2006. (solo)
2006   Seydou Keïta, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, February 25-April 11, 2006. (solo)
2005   African Art Now: Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection, National Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C. Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.
2005   Collection Remixed, Bronx Museum of Arts, Bronx, NY, February 3-May 29, 2005.
2005   Contact: 9th Annual Toronto Photography Festival, Alliance Francaise Toronto, Toronto, Canada, May 1-June 30, 2005.
2005   Arts of Africa, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco.
2005   Click, GoodmanGallery, Johannesburg, South Africa, July 23-August 27, 2005.
2005   Faces in the Crowd: Images of Modern Life from Manet to today, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy
2005   Corporate Culture, The Fleming Collection, London, UK
2004 - 2005   Keïta and Malick Sidibé, The Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, MO, September 17, 2004-January 2005.
2004 - 2005   Engaging the Camera: African Women, Portraits, and Photographs of Hector Acebes, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA, October 28, 2004-February 21, 2005.
2004 - 2005   5th Rencontres de la Photographie Africaine, Bamako 2003: Rites Sacrés/Rites Profanes, Maison Africaine de la Photographie, Bamako, Mali, October 20-November 20, 2003. Traveled to: Centro de la Imagen, Mexico, December 9, 2004-February 22, 2005.
2004   Skin Deep, Cook Fine Art, New York, NY, November 3-December 17, 2004.
2004   Fifty One Celebrates Four Years, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium, June 12-August 1, 2004.
2004   La Collection d’Art Contemporain d’Agnès B., Les Abbattoirs, Toulouse, France, April 9-June 14, 2004.
2004   Joy of Life – Two Photographers from Africa, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, February 15-April 11, 2004.
2004   Image and Identity: Portraits by Philip Kwame Apagya, Samuel Fosso, Seydou Keita and Malick Sidibe, The Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, MO
2004   AIM 24 :Portraits and Places, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
2004   Portraits of African Women, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. Alanta, GA
2003 - 2004   Go Johnny Go! The Electric Guitar – Art and Myth, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria, October 24, 2003-March 7, 2004.
2003 - 2004   Village Global: Années 60, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montréal, Canada, October 2, 2003-January 18, 2004. Traveled to: Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, February 19-May 23, 2004.
2003   Les Ateliers des Désirs, Centre Culturel Francais Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, 2003.
2003   Patchworking, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germeny, September 6-October 18, 2003.
2003   Fables de l’Identité: Oeuvres de la Collection NSM Vie/ABN AMRO, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France, June 18-August 25, 2003.
2003   Mali Portraits From the 50s by Seydou Keïta, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, January-March 14, 2003. (solo)
2003   Mali Portraits by Seydou Keïta, The William Bennington Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (solo)
2002 - 2003   Alter Ego: Anthropologies Involontaires, Mundaneum Museum, Mons, Belgium, June 20-October 31, 2002. Traveled to: Hotel de Sully, Paris, France, January 17-March 23, 2003.
2002   Childhood – Collection of the National Fund of Modern Art, Paris, Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia, April 12-May 17, 2002.
2002   Fosso, Moderna Museet c/o Enkehuset, Stockholm, Sweden, September 14-October 6, 2002. Traveled to: Norskt Fotomuseum, Oslo, Norway, March-April, 2003.
2002   Seydou Keïta: Portraits, Grany Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA (solo)
2002   Face Time, Atlanta Art Center, Atlanta, GA
2002   Portraits of Pride – Seydou Keïta, Malick Sidibé and Samuel Fosso, Galleri Enkehuset, Stockholm
2002   The Short Century: Liberation and Independence Movements in Africa, 1945-1994, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
2002   You Look Beautiful Like That: The Portrait Photographs of Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé, UCLA Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2001   You Look Beautiful Like That: The Portrait Photographs of Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé, The Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
2001   XVI International Video and Multimedia Arts Festival, Musée d'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
2001   Seydou Keïta, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001   Seydou Keïta: Portraits from Mali, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (solo)
2001   Flash Afrique: Fotografie aus Westafrika, Kunsthalle, Wien, Germany, September 7-November 11, 2001.
2000   Azaglo and Ojeikere, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium.
2000   Voilà, Le Monde Dans La Tête, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France, June 15-October 29, 2000.
2000   Africa: Past-Present: Malick Sidibé, Seydou Keita, P.K. Apagya, Depara, CA
1999 - 2000   Kunst-Welten im Dialog von Gauguin zur Globalen Gegenwart/Glabal Art-Rheinland 2000, Museum Ludwig Koln, Cologne, Germany, November 5, 1999-March 19, 2000.
1999   L’Afrique Independente, Partobject Gallery, Carrboro, NC.
1999   PhotoEspana 99, Madrid, Spain.
1998   Roteiros, Roteiros, Roteiros, Roteiros, Roteiros, XXIV Bienal de São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil, 1998.
1998   Moscou 2nd Biennal for Photography, Moscow, Russia, 1998.
1997   Trade Routes: History and Geography: 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa.
1997   Seydou Keïta: Photographs from Mali, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY, October 18-November 1, 1997. Traveled to: Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, July 10-August 16, 1997. (solo)
1996   In/Sight: African Photographers, 1940 to the Present, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, May 24-September 29, 1996.
1996   Seydou Keïta, photographer: Portraits from Bamako, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1995   Seydou Keïta, Centre Nationale de la Photographie, Paris, France (solo)
1995   Big City Artists from Africa, Serpentine Gallery, London, England.
1995   Seydou Keïta & Malik Sidibé, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, September 20-October 21, 1995.
1995   Counter Cultures: Photography and Image Formation in a Multicultural Society, The Netherlands Photography Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
1995   Multiple Exposure – The Group Portrait in Photography, The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, 1995. Traveled to: Bayly Art Museum, Charlottesville, VA; Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
1994   Premières Rencontres de la Photographie de Bamako, Bamako, Mali, 1994.
1994   Seydou Keïta, Ginza Shiseido Art Space, Tokyo, Japan. (solo)
1994   Seydou Keïta: Portraits de 1949 à 1964, Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain, Paris, France (solo)
1993   24th Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France.
1993   Images of Africa, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
  21C Museum Foundation, Louisville, KY
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
Credit Suisse Trust Collection
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Los Angeles County Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Arts of Africa/Oceania, New York, NY
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Norton Family Collection, Santa Monica, CA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Saint Louis Museum of Art, Saint Louis, MO
Trinity College, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
US Department of State Collection, Washington D.C.
William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2005    Amselle, Jean-Loup, “Africa Remix: Géopolitique de l’Art Contemporain Africain,” artpress, Issue 312, May 2005, pp. 22-26
2005    Barker, Godfrey, “Art as Strategy,” Art + Auction, Volume XXVII, No. 11, July 2005, p. 20
2005    Cotter, Holland. “Art Review: Turning ‘Them’ to ‘Us’ Face by Familiar Face,” The New York Times, January 14, 2005, E42
2005    “In Vogue: Out of Africa,” British Vogue, 2005 (N.D.), p.91
2005    “London: Faces in the Crowd,” FlashArt, January – February 2005, p. 107.
2005    Spiegler, Marc. “Negative Charges,” Art + Auction, February 2005, pp. 94-101
2005    “Tribal Art,” Art + Auction, Volume XXVII, No. 11, July 2005, p. 86
2004    “Engaging the Camera: African Women, Portraits and the Photographs of Hector Acebes,” at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, October 28, 2004 – February 21, 2005
2004    “A decouvrir Durant le Mois de la Photographie a Paris,” e-mail from Jean-Marc Patras at JM Patras Galerie, Paris, November 12, 2004.
2004    Bonetti, David. “Sheldon Africa Exhibits,” The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sept. 26, 2004