Gallery Talk: Art and Hip-Hop



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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.

Greyed Rainbow

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

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