African queen: we dip a regal toe in the rising tribal art market

Wallpaper* | Daniel Scheefer:

Hedi Slimane started it. Last year the Saint Laurent creative force du jour added some African accents to a private salon in the brand’s flagship on Faubourg Saint-Honoré. And then the worlds of fashion, design and art simply had to follow. American designers, the Haas Brothers, created creatures fabricated by female weavers from South Africa, that are currently on display at New York’s Cooper Hewitt… Read more

Image: Wallpaper* explores the rising tribal art market’s influence on the biggest names in fashion. Masque de maladie, by the Ibibio people (Nigeria), at Galerie Bernard Dulon.

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