In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York





In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York from 08/31/15 to 01/03/16

In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa presents 100 years of portrait photography in West Africa through nearly 80 photographs taken between the 1870s and the 1970s. These works, many of which are being shown for the first time, are drawn from the Metropolitan Museum’s Visual Resource Archives in the Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, with additions from the Department of Photographs.

Seydou Keïta is among the featured photographers on exhibition.

Link to the exhibition site

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