Posts Tagged ‘Kanye West’

Summer Session – The Artist Who Inspired Kanye West’s “Famous” Visuals Responds to the Video

Famous

This Summer Session we’re thinking about celebrity, and today we bring you an excerpt from an article by Erica Gonzales about Kanye West’s re-creation of artist Vincent Desiderio’s work for his music video “Famous.” Desiderio was neither consulted nor compensated before West made the video, yet he asserts that he was honored by West, exemplifying the social, economic, and artistic realities of what it means to have[…..]

George Condo’s Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Today’s post comes from our friends over at Flavorwire.com, a site dedicated to breaking exciting news in everything contemporary, including visual art. In the spirit of our ongoing content sharing partnership, we bring you an article about the collaboration between George Condo and Kanye West for Kanye’s latest album cover. Some interesting, albeit not really surprising, news: According to Calvin Tomkins’ profile of George Condo[…..]