Jay-Z and Beyoncé made waves when they released their first collab album Everything is Love last June. Not only that, the power couple also released their first music video together, APES**T. The video which was shot at the world’s largest art museum, the Louvre. Straight from the heart of Paris, the Carters featured 17 of the museum’s artworks in the music video. For this reason, the Louvre premiered JAY-Z and Beyonce at the Louvre – a 90-minute guided tour.
Jay-Z and Beyoncé at the Louvre
Held Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, the tour showcases the video’s pieces from the museum’s collection. It begins with the Winged Victory of Samothrace sculpture and concludes with Marie-Guillemine Benoist’s Portrait of a Black Woman.
Even so, the musical power couple aren’t the first ones to have a guided tour in the museum. Black Eyed Peas’ Will.i.am had his 90-minute tour as well, only his featured more pieces from the Department of Decorative Arts instead of the paintings and sculptures in the JAY-Z and Beyoncé tour.
Meanwhile, here are the 17 artworks as seen in APES**T in chronological order, all of which are to be featured in the museum tour for your viewing pleasure.