Collection Artwork
Malick Sidibé (Soloba, French Sudan (now Mali), 1936 – 2016, Bamako, Mali)
untitled
1981, printed 2002
gelatin silver print, glass, cardboard, tape, string
object size: 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 3/8 in.
Gift of Peter Norton
artist's studio, Bamako, Mali, Africa
2014.7.28
Dated and signed in black ink, lower edge on tape: 1981 - MALICK. [artist’s initials] 2002

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Njideka Akunyili Crosby on Malick Sidibé
Interview
Isolde Brielmaier on Malick Sidibé, Des chaussures pour aller danser, 1963
Essay
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Pattern by Monica Andrews '19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.