Kader Attia Featured in New Yorker

May 18th, 2016

Kader Attia Untitled (Detail) (2014), via Lehmann MaupinA profile piece in the New Yorker this week focuses on artist Kader Attia, and his recent project at the Guggenheim, in which he recreated the  M’zab hilltop fortress in the Algerian city of Ghardaïa from over 700 pounds of couscous.  “Everyone knows that Braque and Picasso were strongly influenced by the tribal, primitive art of Africa,” he says. “This never happened in architecture. We don’t know the influence of traditional architecture on architects like Le Corbusier.”

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