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Malick Sidibé (Malian, b.1936)
LOT ID: 84445
Dancez le Twist, 1965

Silver Print, Gelatin silver print
9.5 х 7.1 in. (24.13 x 18.03 cm.)
Signed, with title in French, print and negative dates, front lower margin.
Print/Casting Year 2012
Lot description
"Dancez le Twist", (1965) is an iconic gelatin silver print photograph by famed Contemporary African Artist Malick Sidibé (Mail, b.1936) and printed in 2012. This work measures 9.50 x 7.10 inches (24 x 18 cm), is unframed and is in excellent condition. This is an open edition photograph.

Malick Sidibé was born in 1935 in Mali and studied at École des Artisans Soudanais (now the Institut National des Arts) in Bamako. In 1958 he opened ‘Studio Malick’ in the center of Bamako. People flocked to his studio, collectors, magazine commissions, photo assignments. In 2007 Malick Sidibé was awarded the Venice Biennale's Golden Lion for lifetime achievement award in 2007 - the first time this prize was ever presented to a photographer.
Dancez le Twist by Malick Sidibé
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