Saturday, March 07, 2015

The Roots Of Hip-Hop?

B4-XVI before sixteen, a Tumblr by Cecilia Azcarate, compares art from before the 16th century to contemporary images of hip hop.




Left: Henry VIII by the studio of Hans Holbein the Younger, 1540-1550 / Right: Rick Ross



Left: The Adoration of the Magi.Hugo van der Goes. Netherlandish. Late 15th century. 
Right: Wiz Khalifa


Left: Jan van Eyck. Ghent Altarpiece detail. c. 1432 / Rigins.ht: The ATL Twins


Via Kottke and Blort

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