Malick Sidibé was born in Mali, Africa, in 1935. Since the initial world premiere of his work in 1997, Sidibé has received the Venice Biennale's Lifetime Achievement Award (2007), Hasselblad Award for Photography (2003) and the International Center of Photography's Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement (2008). His work has been exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery (London), Fondation Cartier (Paris), Philadelphia Museum of Art, Corcoran Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), the Armand Hammer Museum (Los Angeles) among others and can be found in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Museum of Modern Art (New York), SFMoMA (San Francisco), Birmingham Museum of Art, Studio Museum of Harlem, High Museum of Art (Atlanta), International Center of Photography (New York) and Moderna Museet (Stockholm). Malick Sidibé lives in Bamako, Mali and continues to run Studio Malick.
Malick Sidibé is featured in Edition: Refresh!