LEFT_The_Adoration_of_the_Magi_Hugo_van_der_Goes_Netherlandish_Late_15th century_RIGHT_Wiz Khalifa

LEFT_Jan_van_Eyck_Ghent Altarpiece detail_1432_RIGHT_The ATL_Twins



LEFT_Portrait_of_Henry_the_Pious_Duke_of_Saxony_by_Lucas Cranach_1514_RIGHT_Takeoff_from_Migos


LEFT_Henry_VIII_by_the_studio_of_Hans_Holbein_the_Younger_ 1540-1550_RIGHT_Rick_Ross





LEFT_Perugia_Altarpiece_left_panel by Fra Angelico_1437_RIGHT_Kanye West_Pastor_Rich Wilkerson_Jr_at_Kim_&_Kanye_wedding. May 24, 2014 Florence_Italy


Stylists, get your research mood-board’s in check with B4-XV1: a Tumblr stream by Sid-Lee Creative Director Cecilia Azcaratehighlighting an invisible conversation between hip hop and art before the 16th century.


Pic.1 — Left: A. Durer Praying hands (removed from background) 1508 / Right: Drake 6 artwork 2014/2015

Pic.2 — Left: The Adoration of the Magi.Hugo van der Goes. Netherlandish. Late 15th century. Right: Wiz Khalifa

Pic.3 — Left: Jan van Eyck. Ghent Altarpiece detail c. 1432 / Right: The ATL Twins

Pic.4 — Left: Henry VIII by the studio of Hans Holbein the Younger, 1540-1550 / Right: Rick Ross

Pic.5 — Left: detail of Christ Blessing surrounded by a Donor Family. Unknown German Painter 1560 – Right: Kanye West

Pic.6 — Left: Portrait of Henry the Pious, Duke of Saxony by Lucas Cranach, 1514 / Right: Takeoff from Migos

Pic.7 — Left: Detail of “The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence,” oil on wood, by Masters of the Acts of Mercy (Austrian, Salzburg, c. 1465) Right: ASAP Ferg

Pic.8 — Left: detail of Christ Blessing surrounded by a Donor Family. Unknown German Painter, 1560 – Right: 2 Chainz

Pic.9 — Left: Perugia Altarpiece left panel by Fra Angelico, 1437 / Right: Kanye West and Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr at Kim & Kanye’s wedding. May 24, 2014 Florence Italy

Pic.10 — Left: Detail of 1500 Tapiserie – Right: Boychild

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