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Seydou Keïta | Two Men with Wrist Watches | The Met

Seydou Keïta | Two Men with Wrist Watches | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Born in Bamako in the early 1920s, Seydou Keïta is one of the most celebrated photographers in Mali. He learned darkroom techniques from photographer Pierre Garnier and others in Bamako, where he eventually launched his own studio, in 1948

Omar Victor Diop's Project Diaspora – in pictures

Omar Victor Diop's Project Diaspora – in pictures

Omar Victor Diop’s Project Diaspora photographic series delves into and exposes lesser-known narratives of the role of Africans out of Africa

Hassan Hajjaj

"Photographer Hassan Hajjaj's 'Rockstar' portraits"

Hassan Hajjaj's portraits from Marrakech capture the colour and spontaneity of his childhood in Morocco. His sitters – 'not just musicians but the snake char…

#Art by #Hassan #Hajjaj

#Art by #Hassan #Hajjaj

Mr M. Mazouz, 2013. Metallic Lambda print on Dibond with wood and found objects, 35 x 24.5 in. Courtesy of the artist and GUSFORD | los angeles.

These Portraits Of Moroccan Hipsters Are More Nuanced Than They Look

The New York Times sees shades of Matisse and Koons. ArtNet is convinced he's the next David LaChapelle. But Hassan Hajjaj, the Moroccan stylist and phot...

Hassan Hajjaj Photographs Moroccan Biker Women In 'Kesh Angels' Okayafrica.

Hassan Hajjaj Photographs Moroccan Biker Women In 'Kesh Angels'

Hassan Hajjaj photographs Moroccan biker women in his debut New York exhibition 'Kesh Angels' on display at the Taymour Grahne Gallery through March 8th.

Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1, 2012 LACMA December 21, 2013–July 20, 2014

Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1, 2012 | LACMA

This three-channel video installation by Hassan Hajjaj includes nine separately filmed performances by an international array of musicians. The sitters/performers wear clothes that Hajjaj has designed himself, and pose in spaces covered by patterns he has selected. Clad in traditional fabrics, as well as luxury brand clothes and shoes, the musicians bridge the gap between now and then, us and them, high and low culture, reflecting a fusion of Moroccan craftsmanship and contemporary art.

Omar Victor Diop's Project Diaspora – in pictures

Omar Victor Diop's Project Diaspora – in pictures

Omar Victor Diop’s Project Diaspora photographic series delves into and exposes lesser-known narratives of the role of Africans out of Africa

Published Works

Photographer Kiripi Katembo Siku Captures the Beauty of Daily Street Life in Puddles in the Democratic Republic of Congo #photography #DRC #water

Who Knew Photographing Puddles Could Be So Mesmerizing?

Next time you pass a puddle, take a look. You may find wonders inside. Consider "Un Regard," a photographic series by Kiripi Katembo Siku, set in Kinshas...

Samuel Fosso, b.1962, Cameroon, "African Spirits"

self-portrait as mao zedong by samuel fosso - “the emperor of africa" series - 2013

Looted, but Not Lost: An African Artist's Life Work

self-portrait as mao zedong by samuel fosso - “the emperor of africa" series - 2013

Colorful photographs by Hassan Hajjaj

Art so colorful you can taste it

Hassan Hajjaj

Samuel Fosso, The Emperor of Africa

Samuel Fosso, The Emperor of Africa

Hassan Hajjaj Pop Art

Vision Of Splendor

Hassan Hajjaj Pop Art

Samuel Fosso, self-portrait © Samuel Fosso, Courtesy JM Patras/Paris

samuel fosso – art me africa

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