Though produced in collaboration with creatives from around the globe, there’s an unmistakable feeling that the film is meant more for Black Americans than the wider African diaspora.
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The megastar has directed a film about her already-legendary Coachella performance, incorporating it into her ongoing project exploring Black cultural and intellectual history.
The “Apeshit” video is important because people of color rarely have the opportunity to claim such spaces, but it also perpetuates the dangerous notion that art is a luxury.
But the pop music royals stick to the museum’s main attractions in “Apeshit.”
The superstar’s scintillating Glenn Spiro ‘Papillon’ ring is now on view in the V&A’s jewelry galleries.
This year’s edition of the California festival features dazzling large-scale artworks, but some spectacular ideas didn’t make the cut.
A sculpture of the singer made from 45 pounds of cheddar was recently unveiled in London.
Embracing and reinterpreting cultural traditions from which black people have historically been excluded, Awol Erizku reimagines Beyoncé into an idealization that has typically been reserved for white women.
The relevant split isn’t rock vs. pop (both are “pop” artists) but expressive vs. functional, always the key distinction in how pop music presents itself.
The argument is that Beyoncé’s “Formation” is complexity masquerading as simplicity. But it’s also simplicity pretending to be more complicated.