Born in Soloba, Mali
Hasselbad award winner
Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, Biennale of Venice
ICP Award
Lives and works in Bamako, Mali


Studio Malick, DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, USA (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Trinta Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (solo)
The Progress of Love, The Menil Collection, Houston, USA
Gaze: The Changing Face of Portrait Photography, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
Everything Was Moving: Photography from the '60s and '70s, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England
Afrika, hin und zurück, Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, Germany
Hijack!, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA
Things Beyond Our Control, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, USA
Photographing the Social Body: Malian Portraiture from the Studio to the Street, Perlman Teaching Museum, Northfield, USA
tête-à-tête, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Africa/Africa - Abbaye St André, Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac, France
Ladies and Gentlemen!, Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö, Sweden
Malick SIdibé, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Bamako, M+B, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
Another Story, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Portraits - La Conciergerie, Centre d'art contemporain, La Motte-Servolex, France
Song And Dance. L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York, USA
Daniele Tamagni & Africolor, Danziger Gallery, New York, USA
Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection, Tate Modern, London, England
Photographs: 1959 – 2010, AFRONOVA modern and contemporary art, Johannesburg, South Africa
9th Bamako Encounters African Photography Biennial - Rencontres de Bamako, Biennale Africaine de la photographie, Bamako, Mali
Known, Unknown, Anonymous and On Death Row, Qbox gallery, Athens, Greece
Who, What, Wear: Selections from the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
Beyond Style, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
Portraits In Africa: Then & Now, Young Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Soirées à Bamako, Museum für Photographie Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Galerie Georges Verney, Carron, Lyon, France (solo)
Malick Sidibé: La vie en rose, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy (solo)
Glamour, Mulier Mulier Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium (solo)
THE RECORD Contemporary ART and VINYL, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, USA
Represent: Imaging African American Culture In Contemporary Art, Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, USA
Textiles - Fondation Jean Paul Blachere, Apt, France
Africa Style, Fondation Zinsou, Cotonou, Benin
Party!, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands, England
Años 70, Fotografía y vida cotidiana, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla, Spain
Posing Beauty in African American Culture, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada
Malick Sidibe: Retrats, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Maloney Fine Art, Culver City, USA (solo)
Malick Sidibé: Bamako Nights, Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon sur Saône, France (solo)
Bamako Style, Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Malick Sidibé, HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London, England (solo)
J. D. ‘okhai Ojeikere And Malick Sidibé, L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York, USA
EX NUGIS SERIA d'Afrique et d'ailleurs..., Maison d'Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur Marne, France
Masters of Photography, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
Documents: City Life, Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, USA
This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection, International Center of Photography, New York, USA
NÓS, Museu da República, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2007 – 2008
Why Africa?, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Torino, Italy
The Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Malick Sidibé: Los Sabena Club, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
Malick Sidibé, Afronova Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tribute to Malick Sidibé, Photofesta, Centre Culturel Français, Maputo, Mozambique
100% Africa, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
Vive l’Afrique, Galérie du Jour, Agnès b., Tokyo, Japan
About Africa, part one, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
With Hamburg Kennedy Photographs, SCALO PROJECT SPACE, New York, USA
Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
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
Malick Sidibé, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Studio Malick: Portraits de Mulhousiens, La galerie de la Filature, Mulhouse, France (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
Four Years, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
Pretty World, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Collection Agnès B, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
Staged realities: exposing the soul in african photography 1870 – 2004, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa
Nous Remontons de la "Calle" Toutes les Photographies!, Galerie du Jour Agnès B., Paris, France
Malick Sidibé, Museet for Fotokunst. Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark (solo)
2003 års Hasselbladspristagare, Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
Malick Sidibé, CAV Coimbra Visual Arts Centre, Coimbra, Portugal (solo)
Hasselbladspristagare 2003, The Reional Museum, Kristianstad, Sweden (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg Museum of Art. Gothenburg, Sweden (solo)
Studio Malick, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Hackelbury Fine Art Ltd., London, England (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Musée Pincé, Angers, France (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Conrad Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Kennedy Boesky Photographs, New York, USA (solo)
Västafrikansk porträttfotografi Seydou Keïta / Malick Sidibé / Samuel Fosso, Norsk museum for fotografi - Preus fotomuseum, Horten, Norway
Summertime Blues, Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, Germany
Portraits of pride, Norsk museum for fotografi - Preus fotomuseum, Horten, Norway
Malick Sidibé, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden (solo)
You look beautiful like that: The Portrait of Photographs of Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, USA (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Hackelbury Fine Art Ltd., London, England (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Patrick Painter, Inc., Los Angeles, USA (solo)
The Short Century, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
The Short Century, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
The Short Century, House of World Cultures in the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
The Short Century, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
I Ka Nyi Tan Seydou Keïta e Malick Sidibé fotografi a Bamako, Museo Hendrick Christian Andersen, Rome, Italy
Flash Afrique: Fotografie aus Westafrika, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Malick Sidibé, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy (solo)
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
Malick Sidibé, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
Malick Sidibé, Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago, Chicago, USA (solo)
Malick Sidibé: The Clubs of Bamako, Deitch Projects, New York, USA (solo)
Malick Sidibé / Seydou Keïta, Istanbul Biennale (5th), Istanbul, Turkey
Malick Sidibé / Seydou Keïta, Journée de la photographie, Institut Français, Athens, Greece
Malick Sidibé / Seydou Keïta, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, USA
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'Afrique 12èmes Journées du Cinéma Africain et Créole, Montréal, Canada