- Frame from the clip: dance on the background of the picture of David.
- 2014 year: Carters study the picture of David in the Louvre. Photo: Beyonce.com
Beyonce is known for her performances of “girl power”, and Madame Benoit was one of these: her dark-skinned beauty, proud and independent, is perceived as a symbol of not only racial, but also gender equality - in this position and with such a look the artist could pose Something a white man with a good pedigree and an impressive track record. And in another picture - “Innocence between virtue and vice” - Marie Guillain Benoit portrayed the vice in a man’s appearance, although traditionally in the painting of that time women were appointed to be vicious seducers.A portrait of a black womanMari Guillain Benois1800, 65 × 81. Another student of the famous teacher appears with his work in the clip - this is Andrea Solario, who worked with Leonardo da Vinci himself.Madonna with a green pillowAndrea Solario1507, 59.5 × 47.5 cmThe creators of the clip, which uses profanity (the name means a monkey ritual of throwing shit at opponents), boldly rhyme the poses and gestures of actors with religious paintings from the Louvre.Lamenting ChristRosso Fiorentino1530s, 127 × 163 cm But showing in the frame a fragment of Paolo Veronese's Marriage in Cana canvas, they respond in advance to those who don’t like Beyonce to wear a clip like Madonna. Who will frown from the disco in the temple of art and exclaim: “How can you ?! This is an abuse of geniuses and religion! ”
On the grand canvas Veronese, which formally represents the gospel plot (the first miracle of Christ - turning water into wine), depicts the notable contemporaries of the artist (in the latest fashion), and in the foreground plays a band composed of art celebrities: Titian, Tintoretto, Bassano and Veronese himself. Expensive, rich, fun, without undue modesty - everything is exactly as in the clip.The wedding in Cana of Galilee, Paolo Veronese, 1563, 667 × 994 cm. Read also: The Metropolitan Museum became one of the main characters of the film “8 Ocean's Friends” Beyonce and Jay-Zi were shot in the interiors of the Louvre for one night in May. It seems that some of the paintings got into it, not least because they look great in the dark with dramatic lighting.Dante and Virgil meet the ghosts of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo in the underworldAri Scheffer1851, 171 × 239 cm
- Theodore Gericault. The collapse of the raft "Medusa". 1819
- Theodore Gericault. The officer of the rangers of the Imperial Guard, going on the attack. 1812