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An Exhibition At Jack Shainman in New York Presents Previously Unseen Works by Malick Sidibé

Posted by on July 1, 2018 | Contests/Events

Au cours d’une soirée, les positions, 1964/2013, silver gelatin print

In 2018, Malick Sidibé’s charismatic portraits are so well known as to be mainstream, but it’s always a pleasure to come upon them again—or for the first time. Taken in Bamako, Mali, where Sidibé was born and raised, in the 1960s and 70s, the portraits capture the youth and vitality of a population recently freed from French colonial rule.

Sidibé’s photographs are currently on view in “LOVE POWER PEACE,” an exhibition open at Jack Shainman Gallery at 524 West 24th Street in New York through August 10, 2018. Including previously unseen photographs, the exhibition captures the pride, openness, and beauty of the culture in which Sidibé was steeped.

For more information about the exhibition, visit the gallery’s website.

A selection of photographs from “LOVE POWER PEACE” is below. All works © Malick Sidibé.

Untitled, 1976/2004 vintage gelatin silver print, glass, paint, cardboard, tape, and string

Soirée, 1974-2008, gelatin silver print

Untitled, 2004, vintage silver gelatin print, glass, paint, cardboard, tape, and string

TWIST! avec Ray Charles, 1969-2008 gelatin silver print

Les copins à Niarela, 1967/2008 gelatin silver print

Mariage Sissoko, 1966/2004 vintage gelatin silver print, glass, paint, cardboard, tape, and string

Arrivée de la voiture des mariés devant la mairie 15 Octobre 1970, 1970-2008, gelatin silver print

La Femme, 1976-2004 vintage gelatin silver print, glass, paint, cardboard, tape, and string

Les “Yokoros” contemporains, 2004-2008 gelatin silver print

Soirée, 1973-2007 gelatin silver print

 

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