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Carl-Edouard Keïta

Born in 1992, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Lives and works in New York City, United States


Born in 1992 in Abidjan, Carl-Edouard Keïta now lives and works in New York. A 2021 graduate of the New York Academy of Art, Carl-Edouard Keïta also won the prize for best draughtsman for his graduation work, some of which is presented in this group exhibition. Carl-Edouard Keïta discovered the history of African art during his economics studies in Atlanta, through a course offered at his university. As he describes it himself, this discovery was a real aesthetic revelation for him. Fascinated b...Read more