New York Times writer Martha Schwendener reviewed ‘Volta Photo’, describing how “gathered together in this impressive show”, Sanlé Sory’s portraits represent “the optimism and energy of youth, but also a new, hopeful nation.” To read the full article, please visit the The New York Times website.
In celebration of Sanlé Sory’s debut gallery exhibition, Yossi Milo Gallery and Tezeta are proud to announce the publication of Volta Photo, a limited edition catalog of Sory’s iconic studio portraiture dating from the 1960s – 80s. Featuring never before seen images curated from the photographer’s archive of vintage negatives, Volta Photo is produced in a limited run of 500 copies. A special edition of 100 within the overall set includes a signed and numbered gelatin silver print. Volta Photo is now available at the gallery. For more information, please visit the Publications page.
In a preview of the artist's first United States exhibition, Chris Benano reviewed Sanlé Sory in New York Magazine. To read the full article, please visit the New York Magazine website.
A comprehensive, multi-sensory solo exhibition featuring over 100 photographs by Sanlé Sory is currently on view at Art Institute of Chicago from April 27 through August 19, 2018. In addition to photographs, Volta Photo: Starring Sanlé Sory and the People of Bobo-Dioulasso in the Small but Musically Mighty Country of Burkina Faso includes props and backdrops from the artist’s Bobo-Dioulasso studio, and the music of his West African collaborators. A catalog of the exhibition will be published by Steidl and will include a compilation album. For more information, please visit the Art Institute website.
Yossi Milo Gallery participated in the New York edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, NY, from May 4 - 6, 2018. The Gallery presented the work of Nathalie Boutté, Pieter Hugo, Kyle Meyer and Sanlé Sory. For more information, please visit the 1-54 website.