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Baya Mahieddine | The Young Artist Who Inspired Picasso
A. J. Samuels
Updated: 12 April 2017
One of Algeria's most celebrated artists, Baya Mahieddine is famous for the iconic work that would inspire Picasso to paint a collection called Women of Algeria. As a self-taught artist, Baya retained the connection to 'tribal' art that so fascinated the Western world, and actively rejected any form of classification, instead drawing on personal memories and...