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Keita, Souleymane , 1982 October 19, 1984 November 6

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Scope and Contents

Painter Souleymane Keita lectured on 10/19/1982 (2015-0002/RR33) and again on 11/6/1984 (2015-0002/RR34).


  • 1982 October 19, 1984 November 6

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Biographical / Historical

Souleymane Keita was born on 17 April 1947 in Gorée. His works were strongly inspired from his home town. Considered as one of the fathers of the contemporary creation in Senegal, his paintings were exposed for the first time in 1960. After his studies at the National School of Fine Arts of Dakar under the supervision of the painter, Iba Ndiaye (1928-2008), he became a professor of ceramic and painting at the Jamaïca Arts Center in New York. The Senegalese painter was also a board member of Gorée Institute and the Scientific Council of the Biennial event of Dakar. Keita was also a member of L’Ecole de Dakar, an artistic movement and genre that combined painting, sculpture, and crafts into Negritude.

Souleymane Keita died on 19 July 2014. [ / /]


2 Reels (Magnetic tape audio recordings ) : RR 33 1 reel, 0:54:35; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. RR 34 1 reel, 1:11:05; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester.

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

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