Malick Sidibé

Malian, 1936-2016

1,213 followers

Malick Sidibé

Malian, 1936-2016

1,213 followers

In candid scenes of youth culture in 1960s Bamako and intimate studio portraits, Malick Sidibé’s …

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In candid scenes of youth culture in 1960s Bamako and intimate studio portraits, Malick Sidibé’s photographs capture ordinary life with style and verve. For the duration of his half-century career Sidibé worked out of the Bamako photo studio he opened in 1962, saying, “Whenever there was a dance, I was invited.” …

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Selected career achievements
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
The Studio Museum in Harlem
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 4 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
Participated in a major biennial
Istanbul Biennial, and 1 more
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