Last Call: Brassaï, Language of the Wall: The Tapestries, 1968

by Roberta Smith


The New York Times


A display of several of Brassai’s photographs of Parisian graffiti beside two not-quite-identical tapestries made based on them at the Atelier Yvette Cauquil-Prince, forms an unexpectedly fascinating lesson in looking and understanding what is lost and gained in translations between mediums.

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