Photography

SEYDOU KEITA

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i recently became acquainted with the photographer seydou keita…

…and there’s something about this particular image that makes me smile.

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seydou keita photography

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LAKIN OGUNBANWO – Photographer

red hook labs in brooklyn recently presented a show from 21st century nigerian photographer lakin ogunbanwo. in the portraits, presented in oversized scale, the subjects are indistinguishable. identically stripped bare, individuality is expressed through the power of fashion. in this case…the simplicity of a hat.

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choose one 36 x 48 inch image, install it in a modernist, masculine interior. one word: powerful. another word: chic.

NUIT DE NOEL – HAPPY CLUB 1963 – SIDIBE

re-blogging this post from 2013 in memory of mr. sidibe…

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image from malian photographer malick sidibe. black and white photography is always a modern addition. gradated layers, grainy and sharp, bring the two dancers to life. looks as though they like each other. peas n carrots perfection.

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malick sidibe 1936 – 2016