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Malick Sidibé Hardcover – June 30, 2009
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The volume is rife with formal portraits and candid images from throughout his career. The fabulous cover image is just the beginning. Countless black-and-white images are interspersed with brief scholarly writings (Victoria L. Valentine Culture Type)
It’s hard not to look with envy at the party photographs of this great Malian photographer, where the dancing goes on until dawn and everyone is dressed to kill. (Jason Farago The New York Times)
The photographs reveal Malick Sidibé’s capacity, starting at the beginning of the 1960s, to grasp the vitality of the youth of Bamako and impose his unique style, recognised today throughout the world... (Huck)
Mali Twist' pays tribute to a man that produced electrifyingly modern images of night life in the countries capital, Bamako, in the 1960's and '70's. (Andrew Dickinson The New York Times)
an Electrifying Portrait of Mali in the Swinging Sixties. (Hili Perlson artnet)
'Mali Twist' pays tribute to a man who produced electrifyingly modern images of night life in the country’s capital, Bamako, in the 1960s and ’70s. (Andrew Dickson The New York Times)
If you had to describe Malick Sidibé’s photography in a single word, it might be joyous. (Hayley Maitland Vogue) --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Malick Sidibé (1935–2016) was born in Soloba, a small village in Mali. He opened the Malick Studio in 1962 in the heart of Bamako, subsequently becoming involved in the cultural and social life of the capital, and proving especially popular with young people, whom he depicted as they embraced new dances from Europe and Cuba and Western fashions. Sidibé won numerous awards including the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in 2007 at the Venice Biennale and the PhotoEspaña Prize in 2009. He is represented by Jack Shaineman Gallery in New York and M+B Gallery Los Angeles. His work is in the collections of MoMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, Getty Museum, Brooklyn Museum, SFMoMA, Baltimore Museum of Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, Philadelphia Museum of Art and RISD Museum. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
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