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Crazy in Louvre

February 6, 2019 4:07 PM

In an opinion piece in Frieze, James Smalls, professor and chair of visual arts department, analyzes how Beyoncé and Jay-Z exploit Western Art History to ask who controls Black bodies. He writes on the musicians takeover of the Paris museum and what its says about art, race and power, describing the potency of the Carters's contemporary message.