Vale: Malick Sidibé

 

We remember the late photographer Malick Sidibé (1936–2016) with our previous post when the Gallery acquired a group of photographs taken soon after independence was declared in the north-west African country of Mali.

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Malick Sidibé, Mali 1935-2016 / Jeune homme avec pattes d’éléphant, sacoche et montre (Young man with bell-bottoms, bag and watch) 1977, printed 2013 / Gelatin silver photograph on paper / Purchased 2013 with funds from Tim Fairfax, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © The artist
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Malick Sidibé, Mali 1935-2016 / Soirée mariage Drissa Balo (Drissa Balo wedding party) 1967, printed 2013 / Gelatin silver photograph on paper / Purchased 2013 with funds from Tim Fairfax, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © The artist
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Malick Sidibé, Mali 1935-2016 / Regardez-moi 1962, printed 2013 / Gelatin silver print / Purchased 2013 with funds from Tim Fairfax, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © The artist