Seydou Keïta

Born in Bamako 1921
died in Paris 2001

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At the Louis Vuitton Foundation for the exhibition "Art afrique", André Magnin evokes two immense photographers: Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keïta (french audio only)

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François Hollande visiting Seydou Keïta exhibition at Grand Palais in Paris, March 30th 2016 par elysee

Seydou Keïta : l’exposition - RMN, Grand Palais

- Exhibition presentation by André Magnin on Arte ("L’art du portrait de Seydou Keïta")

Seydou Keita in New York for his exhibition at Gagosian Gallery.1997. Images: André Magnin. Editing: Ael Dallier Vega

Seydou Keita on Harper’s Bazaar et Tati’s shootings.1998. Images & Interview by André Magnin. Editing: Ael Dallier Vega

A series of exclusive interviews with Jean Pigozzi, made in Paris in September, 2010.

André Magnin, artistic director of the Contemporary African Art Collection (CAAC) from 1997 to 2008 and curator, discusses the art of the great photographer Seydou Keita.
5 part interview.

1. 1991, Seydou Keita, " unknown photographer"

2. Seydou Keita, "L’homme à la fleur" (The man with the flower)

3. 1997, the first monograph devoted to Seydou Keita, Scalo Publishers

4. Seydou Keita’s "stamp" and print size

5. Seydou Keita’s "icons"

Payram, printer at Laboratory Picto, Paris talks about his collaboration with Seydou Keita as well as Henri Cartier-Bresson and William Klein.
5 part interview.

1. Payram: his collaboration with Seydou Keita, Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Klein

2. Françoise Gaulay: retouching prints

3. Payram: Seydou Keita’s "icons"

4. Payram: work on the negatives

5. Payram: the prints

All interviews filmed and directed by Jean Pigozzi, Paris, September 2010.