We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2499 | Lot 229
Price Realized: $87,500 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Click Image To EnlargeAdditional Images
Sale 2499 Lot 229
MALICK SIDIBÉ (1936-2016)
Installation of 38 exuberant photographs highlighting graphic elements of West African culture, including thoughtful studio portraits, dynamic group shots, and lively scenes of everyday life; 19 of the frames with locally informed reverse-painted motifs. Silver prints, the objects measuring 4 3/4x3 1/2 to 19 3/4x23 1/2 inches (12.1x8.9 to 50.2x59.7 cm.), and the reverse, each presented in Sidibé's custom frames fabricated with recycled materials, including brightly-colored reverse painted glass, cardboard, and string, sealed with paper tape; 35 with Sidibé's signature and dates, and most with a title (in French), in ink, on frame recto, and 3 on image recto; each with the Jack Shainman Gallery label on frame verso. 1964-2001; framed 2003
Estimate $30,000 - 45,000
Acquired from Jack Shainman Gallery; to a Private Collector, in the early 2000s.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $87,500