Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz open “Giants” art exhibit at Brooklyn Museum
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are stepping into the art world spotlight, showcasing their impressive collection of Black art at the Brooklyn Museum, hotnewhiphop.com reports.
Titled “Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys,” the exhibition launches February 10th, featuring works by renowned artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Gordon Parks.
Swizz, a passionate collector since the 90s and former museum board member, explains their focus: “People weren’t collecting [Black art], so we doubled down.” This groundbreaking show aims to elevate Black artistic voices and inspire “giant conversations” about art and society.
Beyond their art prowess, the couple recently celebrated Swizz’s 45th birthday in grand style. Hosted by Hennessy at Chateau Margaux in Bordeaux, the extravagant affair saw Pharrell and Swizz’s mother share in the festivities. Swizz expressed his gratitude on social media, showering Keys with special praise for orchestrating the “one-of-a-kind” night.
With their art exhibition and lavish birthday bash, Keys and Swizz Beatz prove they’re not just music royalty, but also tastemakers in the art world. “Giants” promises to be a must-see exhibition, highlighting the couple’s dedication to Black artists and sparking important conversations. It’s a true testament to their creative influence, both on and off the stage.