Coinciding with the recent release of JAY-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail, Pace Gallery hosted the video shoot for his new single, “Picasso Baby,” on Wednesday, July 10. Organized by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn of Salon 94 with Andrea Glimcher of Pace Gallery, the music video was directed by renowned director/filmmaker Mark Romanek.
Guests in attendance included people from the worlds of art and music, celebrating the intersection of both. Special guests included Marina Abramovi? (b. 1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia), whose 2010 “The Artist Is Present” at MoMA inspired JAY-Z, George Condo, Alan Cumming, Tara Donovan, Agnes Gund, Maya Lin, Glenn Lowry, Jenna Lyons, Marilyn Minter, Brooke Neidich, Adam Pendleton, Rosie Perez, Lisa Phillips, Dianna Widmaier Picasso, Dana Schutz, Andres Serrano, Mickalene Thomas, Lawrence Weiner, Kehinde Wiley and Fred Wilson among others.
This is now being made into an Art Film by HBO.