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Gallery Talk: Art and Hip Hop

November 6, 2018
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

How does the bravado of rapper Jay-Z emulate Flemish still-life? Can rap’s politics of power inform a reading of an Italian Baroque history painting? Explore ways in which themes propounded in the quintessentially American music genre of Hip Hop are echoed in the work of artists from Old Masters to Jackson Pollock.

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Jackson Pollock. Greyed Rainbow, 1953. Gift of Society for Contemporary Art © 2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.