Fifty different artists have submitted works for a gallery show boasting the largest collection of Yeezy-inspired art. And The Daily Beast got a sneak peek. “>
What if Kanye made a song about Kanye? Kanye West pontificated on I Love Kanye, the Life of Pablo freestyle that confirmed just how wholly aware Kanye is of the pop-culture mystique hes created around his own identity. Hed either love or hate (but probably love) Kanye Loves Kanye, the new pop-up exhibition that opens today in Los Angeles showcasing the work of more than 50 artists unified by one compelling theme: Kanye.
After all, West made his own Werner Herzog-approved Famous video without the express participation of all the celebs splayed nude, in a giant bed, opposite sleeping doppelgangers of himself and Kim Kardashianand then turned it into an art exhibit. InKanye Loves Kanye, visitors are invited to enter a sacred space of Kanye-worship to either spiritually commune with or just gawk at images of Yeezy, as interpreted by dozens of different artists.
The viewer will walk into a space, incense burning, Tibetan monk music playing in the background to create this religious experience, creator-curator Matty Mo told The Daily Beast. The L.A.-based artist behind the viral Selfie mural in Venice and The Springs polka dots, who goes by the moniker The Most Famous Artist, grinned as he described what was in store for the curious who catch the show timed to coincide with Wests Los Angeles Life of Pablo tour stops this week.
Yeezus is laid at your feet and viewers will enter one or two at a time so that it becomes a sort of sanctuary, he said. What will also start to happen as a result of that is a long line will start to form, which is very much Kanye West, creating this idea of waitingofanticipation.