born around 1935 in Soloba, Mali
    Lives and works in Bamako, Mali

    Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, Biennale Venice

    Hasselblad award Winner

    SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS (short selection since 1995)
    Studio Malick – DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, IL
    Malick Sidibé – Trinta Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela

    Malick SIdibé – Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Malick Sidibé – The Eye of Bamako – M+B, Los Angeles, CA

    Soirées à Bamako – Museum für Photographie Braunschweig, Braunschweig
    Malick Sidibe – Galerie Georges Verney-Carron, Lyon

    Malick Sidibe. Retrats – Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca
    Malick Sidibé – Maloney Fine Art, Culver City, CA
    Malick Sidibe – Bamako Nights – Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon sur Saône
    Bamako Style – Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid
    Malick Sidibé – HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London

    Studio Malick, Lanvallon, France

    MALICK SIDIBÉ Studioportraits of the 60s-80s, Galerie Conrads, Duesseldorf

    Studio Malick – Portraits de Mulhousiens La galerie de la Filature, Mulhouse, France

    Malick Sidibé, Museet for Fotokunst. Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
    års Hasselbladspristagare Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malick Sidibé CAV Coimbra Visual Arts Centre, Coimbra, Portugal
    Hasselbladspristagare 2003 The Reional Museum, Kristianstad, Sweden
    Malick Sidibe Fifty One Fine Art Photography. Antwerp, Belgium
    Malick Sidibé Hasselblad Center, Göteborg Museum of Art. Gothenburg, Sweden

    Malick Sidibé Musée Pincé. Angers, France. 2003 Malick Sidibé Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Malick Sidibé Kennedy Boesky Photograph., New York, NY, USA

    2001 – 2003
    You look beautiful like that : The Portrait of Photographs of Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, USA
    National Portrait Gallery, London, Great Britain
    Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
    UCLA Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, USA

    Malick Sidibé, Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Malick Sidibé, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna. Rome, Italy

    Malick Sidibé, Centre d’Art Contemporain. Geneva, Switzerland
    Clubs of BamakoRice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

    Malick SidibéAustralian Center for Photography, Sydney, Australia
    Malick Sidibé, Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago, IL, USA

    Malick Sidibé, Institut Français de Thessalonique, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Malick Sidibé – Fotografie 1962-1976 “Clubs und Twist und Chats Sauvages”, Ifa-Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany

    Malick Sidibé, Bamako 1962-1970, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France

    SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (short selection since 1995)
    The Progress of Love – The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    Gaze – The Changing Face of Portrait Photography – Istanbul Modern, Istanbu
    l Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s – Barbican Art Gallery, London
    Afrika, hin und zurück – Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    Hijack! – Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Things Beyond Our Control – Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
    Photographing the Social Body: Malian Portraiture from the Studio to the Street – Perlman Teaching Museum, Northfield, MN
    Group Show:tête-à-tête – Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Africa/Africa – Abbaye St André – Centre d’art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
    Ladies and Gentlemen! – Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö

    Another Story – Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    Portraits – La Conciergerie – Centre d’art contemporain, La Motte-Servolex
    Song And Dance – L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York City, NY
    Daniele Tamagni & Africolor – Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
    Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection – Tate Modern, London (England)
    Photographs : 1959 – 2010 – AFRONOVA modern and contemporary art, Johannesburg
    9th Bamako Encounters African Photography Biennial – Rencontres de Bamako – Biennale Africaine de la photographie, Bamako
    Known, Unknown, Anonymous and On Death Row – Qbox gallery, Athens
    Who, What, Wear Selections from the Permanent Collection – The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Beyond Style – Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp
    Portraits In Africa – Then & Now – Young Gallery, Brussels

    THE RECORD Contemporary ART and VINYL – Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
    Represent: Imaging African American Culture In Contemporary Art – Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, GA
    Textiles – Fondation Jean Paul Blachere, Apt
    Africa Style – Fondation Zinsou, Cotonou
    Party! – The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands (England)
    Años 70. Fotografía y vida cotidiana – Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
    Posing Beauty in African American Culture – Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton

    J. D. ‘okhai Ojeikere And Malick Sidibe – L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York City, NY
    EX NUGIS SERIA d’Afrique et d’ailleurs… – Maison d’Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur Marne
    Masters of Photography – Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp
    Documents: City Life – Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, GA
    This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection – ICP – International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    NÓS – Museu da República, Rio de Janeiro, RJ

    Why Africa? Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin – Italy

    100% Africa. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao – Spain

    Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art The Corcoran gallery of Art, Washington, USA
    Image and Identity: Portraits The Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, USA
    New Acquisitions: Local and Global Contemporary Photography Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, USA

    Four Years Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
    Collection Agnès B Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
    Staged realities: exposing the soul in african photography 1870 – Nous Remontons de la “Calle” Toutes les Photographies!

    Summertime Blues, Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Portraits of pride Norsk museum for fotografi – Preus fotomuseum, Horten, Norway
    You look Beautiful Like That. Portrait Photographs. National portrait gallery, London, UK

    The Short Century P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
    Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, IL, USA
    House of World Cultures in the Martin-Gropius-Bau. Berlin, Germany
    Museum Villa Stuck. Munich, Germany

    I Ka Nyi TanSeydou Keïta e Malick Sidibé fotografi a Bamako Museo Hendrick Christian Andersen. Rome, Italy
    Flash Afrique : Fotografie aux Westafrik. Kunsthalle Wien. Vienna, Austria

    Malick Sidibé / Seydou Keïta Fifty One Fine art Photography. Antwerp, Belgium
    Porträt Afrika : Fotografische Positionen eines Jahrhunderts, Haus der Kulturen Der Welt. Berlin, Germany
    Et l’Art se met au Monde Nouveau Musée de Villeurbane. Villeurbane, France

    L’Afrique par elle-même (Africa by Africa) Sala d’Ercole. Palazzo d’Accursio.Bologne, Italy (2000)
    Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institute. Washington, D.C., USA.(June/Dec 1999) Kennedy Center. Washington, D.C., USA. (May 1999)
    Barbican Art Center. London, Great Britain (Feb/March 1999)
    Nationale Galerie, Castle of Good Hope, South Africa
    3ème Festival de la Photographie Africaine. Bamako, Mali Pinacoteca. Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Maison Européenne de la Photographie. Paris, France

    Malick Sidibé / Seydou Keïta Photo Espana 99. Madrid, Spain
    Malick Sidibé / Seydou Keïta Istanbul Biennale (5th) Istanbul, Turkey

    Malick Sidibé / Seydou Keïta Journée de la photographie. Institut Français. Athens, Greece (March/April 1998) Biennale de la photographie. Institut Français. Thessaloniki, Greece. (Feb/March 1998)

    Retrats de l’ànima, Fotografia Africana. Fundacio “la Caixa”Madrid, Spain

    In/ sight : African Photographers, 1940 to the present. Guggenheim Museum. New-York, USA
    Vues d’Afrique12èmes Journées du Cinéma Africain et Créole, Montréal, Canada
    Deuxièmes Rencontres de la Photographie Africaine Bamako, Mali

    Sélection photographique de Premières Rencontres de la Photographie Africaine à Bamako FNAC étoile. Paris, France
    Seydou Keïta – Malick Sidibé The second Scottish International Festival of Photography. Fruit Market Gallery. Edinburgh, Great Britain