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MALICK SIDIBÉ

(Born 1935, Soloba, Mali (then French Sudan))

1952 Graduates from National School of Arts in Bamako
1950s Assistant to Gérard Guillat, a French photographer living in Mali
1962 Opens Studio Malick, photographs sporting events
1970s Shifts to studio portraiture and repairing cameras
1995 First solo exhibition outside the country at the Cartier Foundation, Paris
2007 Receives Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, Venice Biennale
2008 Bestowed with ICP Infinity Award for Master Photographer
2010 Lives Bamako, Mali

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012

Malick Sidibé
agnès b, New York, USA

2011

Malick Sidibé
Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA

The Eye of Bamako
M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2010-2011

Month of Photography
Palffy Palace, Bratislava, Slovakia

2010

La Vie en Rose
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012

Everything was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s , Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK

We Face Forward, Art from West Africa Today , Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

Who, What, Wear. Selections from the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum, Harlem, New York, USA

2011

A Midsummer Gallery Soiree, Rencontres d’Arles, Eglise Sainte-Anne, Arles, France

Paris Photo, Magnin-A, Grand Palais, Paris, France

Another Story Photography, 1000 photographs from the Moderna Musee Collection , Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Art Paris, Magnin-A, Grand Palais, Paris, France

2010

A Midsummer Gallery Soiree, Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA

2010

National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA, USA

2010

70s. Photography and Everyday Life, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2010

70s. Photography and Everyday Life,Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain

2010

AIPAD, L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA

2009-2010

70s. Photography and Everyday Life, Museo D'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Nuoro, Italy

2009

70s. Photography and Everyday Life, Teatro Fernan Gomez, Photo España, Madrid, Spain.

2006

100% Africa, Guggenheim Bilbao, Pigozzi Collection, Bilbao, Spain.

2006

About Africa Part One: Seydou Keita , Malick Sidibé , Jean-Dominique Burton , Jürgen Schadeberg , J. D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium.

2005

African Art Now: Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection, MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA.

2004

Joy of Life - Malick Sidibe and Ojeikere: Two Photographers from Africa, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.

2004

Nous Remontons de la "Calle" Toutes les Photographies!, Galerie du Jour Agnès B., Paris, France.

2003

Highlights from the collections of Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris: William Eggleston , Beat Streuli , Bill Viola , Vik Muñiz , J. D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, Pierrick Sorin, BildMuseet Umeå universitet, Umeå, Sweden.

2002

Collection in Context - Recent Photography Acquisitions, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2009

Willis, Deborah. “Posing Beauty African American Images from the 1890s to the Present.” New York: Norton.

2006

“100% Africa,” Exhibition Catalogue. TF Editors & FMGB Bilbao: Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.

2005

De Lima Greene, Alison; Alvia J. Wardlaw and Thomas McEvilley. “Africa Art Now: Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection,” Exhibition Catalogue, Merrell and MFAH

2005

Domino, Christophe and André Magnin. “L’art africain contemporain,” SCALA.

2003

“Parures de Tête : Hairstyles and Headdresses,” Exhibition Catalogue, Editions Dapper.

2002

“Hair raising”, Azure, June-May (Canadian magazine)

2002

“Ojeikere: Hairstyles”, Word, May (Canadian magazine)

2002

Jordan, Betty Ann. “Crowning Glory”, Toronto Life, May.

2001

“Century City :art and culture in the modern metropolis,” Exhibition Catalogue, Tate Modern, Tate Editions."

2001

“J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, en Donastia “Cortes de pelo, hairstyling”, Gara, February 17.

2000

Magnin, André. “J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere/Photographs.” Germany: Cartier Foundation with Scalo

2000

“J. D Ojeikere. Africa inside,” Noorderlicht, Stichting Aurora Borealis.

1996

“Nigerian Traditional Hairstyles,” Exhibition Catalogue, Goethe- Institut: Lagos.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Birmingham Museum of Art, AL, USA

C.A.A.C.-The Pigozzi Collection, Geneva, Switzerland

Collection Agnès b., France

Collection du Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France

Collection Lambert (LAC), Geneva, Switzerland

Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, France

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, USA

International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

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