Back Views [Vues de Dos]

Malick Sidibe, Malian, 1936 - 2016, Mali, Western Africa, Africa

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2002

Gelatin silver print, glass, cardboard, tape, and string

Overall: 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (21.2 x 14.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Olivia H. Parker and John O. Parker '58 Acquisition Fund

© Malick Sidibé

PH.2003.36

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Mali

Period

21st century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and inscribed, in black ink, bottom left to right: Vues de dos.2002 Malick Sidibe MS 2003

Course History

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Winter 2015

AAAS 11, Introduction to African Studies, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

HIST 6.3, AAAS 88.2, WGST 38.2, Women and Gender in the African Diaspora, Rashauna Chenault, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009

Collectanea: The Museum as Hunter and Gatherer, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21, 2005-February 12, 2006.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 331, plate 112

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 33.

Provenance

The artist; Jack Shainman Gallery, New York; sold to present collection, 2003.

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