Looking Sharp

Samuel Reilly, Apollo, 1 July 2021

Read Apollo's latest article on West African studio photographers, many of whom featured in our past exhibitions Studio Sidibé in March - April 2010 and Studio Africa! African Studio Photography in Nov - Dec 2017.



The portraits of Seydou Keïta, Malick Sidibé, James Barnor and Mama Casset, among others, conjure up an atmosphere of cool modernity - but they also draw on a long photographic tradition in West Africa.



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