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See Kanye In A Steve McQueen Short Film At LACMA

21 Jul 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Kanye West and Steve McQueen’s film collaboration to have United States debut.

When Kanye West and Steve McQueen, the video artist and “12 Years a Slave” filmmaker, began publicly praising each other’s work, fans wondered whether the two would collaborate.“At one point, he collapses against a wall in an apparent state of exhaustion.The title of the installation is believed to be a reference to West’s single ‘All Day, ‘ which was released this year”.Several highly anticipated, timely and celebrity-supported works of art are heading to LACMA, and now there’s another star-studded show on it’s way that is sure to attract big crowds.After Steve McQueen’s harrowing drama 12 Years A Slave won the Oscar for Best Picture, he likely faced the same existential crisis that greets any artist who has received one of the highest honors bestowed in their field: Where to go from here?

The single shot nine-minute video was filmed at a dockyard in England, and features West as he evades being captured by an unknown entity by running through an empty warehouse. Reportedly clocking in at around nine minutes, it contains two songs (“All Day” and “I Feel Like That”) from West’s forthcoming record, tentatively titled SWISH. The clip for All Day / I Feel Like That is now to be shown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for four days from Saturday, during regular museum hours. While the museum hasn’t officially released a synopsis of the McQueen/Yeezy collaboration, a version of it appeared during fashion week in France at Foundation Louis Vuitton earlier this year. While McQueen has received significant recognition for his recent feature films, which besides his Oscar victor also includes Shame and Hunger, prior to that he was mostly known as a visual artist, creating visceral video installations.

In 1705, Daniel Defoe said of the Chatham dockyard: “So great is the order and application there, that a first-rate vessel of war of 106 guns, ordered to be commissioned by Sir Cloudesley Shovell, was ready in three days. At the time the order was given the vessel was entirely unrigged; yet the masts were raised, sails bent, anchors and cables on board, in that time.” It is now preserved as a popular maritime museum, and is often used for filming because of the large number of historic buildings. West’s recent release “All Day,” which segues into another single from his coming album, currently known as “SWISH.” The museum owns one artwork by Mr. McQueen: “Static”, a short 2009 video filmed from a helicopter circling the Statue of Liberty so choppily that the statue itself almost seems a body in motion. According to Franklin Sirmans, the curator in charge of contemporary art at LACMA, the “All Day/I Feel Like That” screening came about after the museum invited Mr.

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