Don’t miss Metropolitan’s ” In and Out of the Studio Photographic Portraits from West Africa”

the exhibition portraits 100 years of portraits photography in West Africa through nearly eighty photographs taken between the 1870s and the 1970s.The exhibit’s 80 photographs span a century of work from Senegal to Cameroon from Gabon to Mali and include work from both professional and amateur photographers.The installation seeks to expand our understanding of West African portrait photography by rendering the broad variety of these practices and aesthetics.

a beautiful show!

August 31, 2015–January 3, 2016

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