Jay-Z-Picasso Baby A Performance Art Film

Jay-Z’s finished art film for “Picasso Baby” has a cast of characters in attendance including Rosie Perez, Fab Five Freddy, Wangechi Mutu, Mickalene Thomas, Kehinde Wiley, and Taraji P. Henson among others. Marina Abramovich whose “The Artist Is Present” Jay modeled the video after also appeared and was interviewed about the performance piece. Fab Five Freddy’s appearance provides the continued link between the downtown art world and hip-hop culture.