Emilia and Ilya Kabakov’s exhibition “L’Étrange Cité”—“The Strange City”—opens in Paris later this month. Nicolas Niarchos speaks with Russia’s most famous living artists about their work and the new show: http://nyr.kr/1lYJKuq
“Speaking of the Grand Palais exhibition, [Emilia] said, ‘It’s a little bit like being in a theatre, but a theatre is in front of you. In installation, it’s in front of you. It’s like the viewer is an actor. You participate, in a way, in creation.’”
Photograph of “The Strange City” by Ian Langsdon/EPA.