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Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Modern Mali, Somerset House, London, UK



Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Modern Mali, Somerset House, London, UK from 10/06/16 to 02/26/17


Somerset House and the 1:54 contemporary African art exhibit, in collaboration with the gallery Magnin-A present :

The first major solo exhibition in the UK of the late Malian photographer.

Sidibé is known for his black-and-white images chronicling the lives and culture of the Malian capital, Bamako, in the wake of the country’s independence. The exhibition will present 45 original prints from the 1960s and 1970s around three defined themes: ‘Au Fleuve Niger / Beside the Niger River’, ‘Tiep à Bamako / Nightlife in Bamako’, and ‘Le Studio / The Studio’.

Launching at 1:54, the exhibition will continue throughout the winter season.

Curators: André Magnin and Philippe Boutté

Somerset House, London
October 6, 2016 to January 15, 2017 (Extended until February 26th, 2017)



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MALICK SIDIBé: THE EYE OF MODERN MALI, SOMERSET HOUSE, LONDON, UK from 10/06/16 to 02/26/17 - © 2010-2017 The Contemporary African Art Collection - Contact Caacart - Seydou Keita Photographer, the official website, new, click here