has always been one of the most important and constantly re-innovated pictorial contents.
At MIA Art fair 2016 we will show known and new works by Andre Villers, Edward Quinn, Mart Engelen, Malick Sidibe and Jean Dieuzaide
photo-reporter, initially specializing in sports, then covering all the actualite. But he was also a faithful recorder of his native south-western France as well as its adjoining regions, especially Catalonia, Spain and Portugal. His pictures of French and Spanish gitans are romantic evocations of their life and evidence of admiration in which they were held following the war. Dieuzaide was awarded the Prix Nadar ( 1961 ) and the Prix Niepce ( 1995 ).
“ Photo Service “ shop of Gerard Guillat, a.k.a Geegee the film, the latter asked malick to stay as his apprentice. He made his first steps as a photographer in 1956. In 1958 he opened the “ Studio Malick “ in the center of Bamako. When he opened his own studio he specialized in documentary photography, focusing particularly on the youth culture
of the Malian capital. The “ Studio Malick “ became the inevitable meeting place for the young. Sidibe’s intimate reports produced simple images full of truth and complicity. He became internationally known as a photographer during the first “ Rencontres Photographiques de Bamako “ in 1994 and subsequently at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris. He was awarded the Venice Biennale’s Golden Lion for lifetime achievement award in 2007.
spontaneity, emotionality and authenticity in my subjexts in a split second.
As a portrait, he has captured celebrities in the worlds of art, fashion, film, music, business and politics. His subjects have included Morgan Freeman, Willem Dafoe, Al Pacino, Michel Houellebecq, Anselm Kiefer and Gilbert & George. In 2009 he launched his solo project # 59 Magazine which now is available in more than sixteen countries worldwide.