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Photo-Rapide: Francoise Deschamps and Malian Portrait Photography

Date: 01/23/13 - 04/14/13
Time: Wednesday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Audience: Public
Sponsored By: The Dorsky Museum
Location: The Dorsky Museum
Contact: Amy Pickering, x3844, sdma@newpaltz.edu
Web Site: http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum

These two exhibitions featuring portraits by François Deschamps and well-known Malian photographers Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keïta amongst many others provide a fascinating glimpse of the rich photographic tradition in the West African nation of Mali. Photo-Rapide features photographs by Deschamps made in collaboration with his Malian sitters. "Malian Portrait Photography" showcases historic and contemporary Malian portraits by Sidibé and Keïta.