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Seydou Keïta  1923-2001, ML

Rank (2014): 4274 – 

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USA 26
France 14
Germany 11
United Kingdom 7
Belgium 7

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Artist Rank
Malick Sidibé  1292 43
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré  2627 13
Zwelethu Mthethwa  1196 11
J. D. Okhai Ojeikere  4255 11

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  Gallery Fifty One, Belgium 5
  Danziger Gallery, USA 4
  Galerie du Jour agnès b, France 4

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1923 Born in Bamako (ML)

2001 Died in Bamako (ML)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 98  Please report missing Information

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Description  Seydou Keïta - Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp

   Beautiful Like That - Jack Bell Gallery, London

   Seydou Keïta - Portraits from Mail - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

   Seydou Keita - Portraits - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Seydou Keita - Galleria Marabini, Bologna
   Seydou Keïta - The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
   Seydou Keita - The Image King of Africa - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY

   Seydou Keïta - HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London

   Seydou Keïta - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY

   Seydou Keïta - HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London
   Seydou Keita - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL

   Seydou Keita Photographs, 1949-1974 - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
   Seidou Keita - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan


to top Group shows   85

   White - Photography, Art, Design, Fashion, Film - Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
   Summer Selection - Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
   Common Threads: Portraits by August Sander & Seydou Keïta - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

   A meno di non ricorrere a una fotografia - M & D ARTE, Gorgonzola
   Africa - Photographs and Video from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Ft. Myers, FL
   Auf Augenhöhe: Meisterwerke aus Mittelalter und Moderne - Ulmer Museum, Ulm
   Photographing the Social Body: Malian Portraiture from the Studio to the Street - Perlman Teaching Museum, Northfield, MN
   Transit_Salvador - MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador
   Africa/Africa - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
   African Photography: For Whose Eyes? - Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY
   Ladies and Gentlemen! - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö

   Who, What, Wear Selections from the Permanent Collection - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   on aime la photographie - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
   Photographs : 1959 – 2010 - AFRONOVA modern and contemporary art, Johannesburg
Description  Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection - Tate Modern, London
   Seydou Keïta / Frédéric Bruly Bouabré - Galería Kewenig, Palma de Mallorca

   Playlist - Moderna Museet c/o Jönköpings läns museum - Artmuseum of Jönköping, Jönköping
   100 Prozent Afrika - Dany Keller Galerie, Munich
   Posing Beauty in African American Culture - Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

   Masters of Photography - Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp
   Elements Of Wonder - Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
   Esposizione Universale - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo

   Sander's Children Figurative Photography In The Tradition Of August Sander - Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
   Mujeres en plural - Fundacion Canal, Madrid
   head room - mocca - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
   People, Spirits & Ghosts: Portrait - Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague
   REAL. Fotografien aus der Sammlung der DZ-BANK - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main
   Las Implicaciones de la Imagen (The implications of image) - MUCA Roma - Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City
   Far from Home - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

   WHY AFRICA? - La Collezione Pigozzi - Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin
   NY C Photo - Phillips de Pury & Company - New York, New York City, NY
   Fifty One Celebrates Seven Years - Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp
   África Plural: 3 + 3 - Casa África, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
   June Bride - Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
   Concept: Photography – Dialogues & Attitudes - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
   Seydou Keita & Lolo Veleko. Fashion. - Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
   En quete d`identite - Centre photographique d’Ile-de-France, Pontault Combault

   100% África - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
   Some Tribes - Christophe Guye Gallery, Zurich
   About Africa - Part One - Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp

   African Art Now - Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection - National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC
   Click - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   Arts of Africa - Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Monaco
   Vive l´ - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
   Collection Remixed - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
Description and image  Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

   Exposition Collective - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
Description and image  Go Johnny Go! - Die E-Gitarre – Kunst und Mythos - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   5th African Photography Encounters in Bamako - Sacred and profane rites - Ministère de la Culture, Bamako
   Gruppenausstellung - Patchworking - Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Hamburg
   You Look Beautiful Like That - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
   fables de l'identité - Centre national de la photographie, Paris
   Alter Ego - Le Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse
   Les choix dCB - Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris
   You look beautiful like that - NPG - National Portrait Gallery, London

   Portraits - André Simoens Gallery, Knokke-Heist
   You Look Beautiful Like That - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Description  Exposition inaugurale - l'Herbier & le Nuage - MAC's Grand Hornu - Musée des Arts Contemporains, Hornu
   I ka nyé tan - Centre photographique d’Ile-de-France, Pontault Combault
   Seeing things - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Description  You Look Beautiful Like That - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   Flash Afrique - Fotografie aus westafrikanischen Metropolen - NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf

Description and image  The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Description  Flash Afrique - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   The Short Century - Das kurze Jahrhundert der Befreiung und Unabhängigkeit - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Le monde est ma maison - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
   Seydou Keita + Mike Disfarmer - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
   I ka nyì tan. Seydou Keita e Malik Sidibé fotografi a Bamako - Museo Hendrik Christian Andersen, Rome
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich

Description and image  Veronica's Revenge - Contemporary Perspectives on Photography - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   Africa: Past-Present - Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp
Description and image  Voilà - Le monde dans la tête - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
   12th Biennale of Sydney 2000 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   PORTRAIT AFRIKA - Fotogalerie in der Alten Feuerwache, Mannheim

   Seydou Keïta, Malick Sidibé - Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
Description  Snap me one! Studiofotografen in Afrika - Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

Description  eye Africa / African photography 1840-1998 - South African National Gallery, Cape Town
   Photographie aus Mali, 50er/60er Jahre - - Dany Keller Galerie - Munich, Munich (closed, 2009)
Description  24° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
Description  ALBUM - A selection from the Fondatión Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
   Ausstellungen 1998/99 - - Kewenig Galerie, Cologne (closed)

   Amours - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

   Double vie, Double vue - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

   Seydou Keita & Malick Sidibe: Photographs From Mali - Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland


 Dealer Directory  8


 Gallery Fifty One, Antwerp
 André Simoens Gallery, Knokke-Heist


 Galerie du Jour agnès b, Paris
 Magnin.A, Paris


 Galleria Marabini, Bologna


 Galería Kewenig, Palma de Mallorca

United Kingdom

 HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London


 Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY


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 Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris


 The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm


 Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur


 Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA


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Last update: 28 May 2014
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