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"Picasso Baby"

Art Digest: Would You Rather Buy a Picasso for $179 Million or Rent One for $5?

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 05.29.2016 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The high-end art world is a complicated place. It's amazing how two pieces by the same artist can end up in such dichotomous homes. This week's stories draw us into contrasting worlds, assuring that you'll have an interesting topic of discussion ready for Saturday's dinner party.

Marina Abramovic Says Jay Z 'Completely Used' Her

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.21.2015 | Arts

UPDATE: The Marina Abramovic institute has apologized to both Jay Z and Abramovic. In a statement issued Wednesday, the institute said the rapper did ...

Cups Runneth Over In New 'Holy Grail' Video

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment

Jay Z glides through a dilapidated home and Justin Timberlake croons in front of a blazing vehicle in their new video for "Holy Grail," the opening tr...

Jay Z Is Feeling 22

Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment

The wonderful people over at Pop Culture Pirate put together a mashup of Jay Z's much-hyped "Picasso Baby" music video, set to Taylor Swift's hit sing...

The 'Picasso Baby' Performance-Art Video Is Here

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment

As promised, Jay Z's 11-minute video for "Picasso Baby" debuted Friday night on HBO. The performance-art project was filmed over the course of six hou...

Mike Hogan

'A Tsunami Of Joyfulness'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 08.01.2013 | Entertainment

If the art world and the hip-hop world have one thing in common, it's a hearty appetite for controversy. (And before members of both camps start flami...

'Picasso Baby' Sets HBO Premiere

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.27.2013 | Entertainment

Jay Z's recent performance-art project for "Picasso Baby," in which he spent six hours filming the music video in a Manhattan art gallery, will make i...

Why Jay-Z and Kanye West Matter to the Art World

Ariana Austin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Black Voices
Ariana Austin

Last night, Jay-Z rapped for six hours in Chelsea's Pace Gallery to an audience of art insiders and culture-ites for his upcoming video "Picasso Baby."