Sotheby’s is teaming up with the rapper Drake in an exhibition of contemporary works by black American artists on sale at this auction house’s New York headquarters from April 28 to June 12.The hope is that Drake, whom Sotheby’s calls one of today’s “foremost cultural tastemakers,” will lend some of his aura to bolster its budding private sales business.
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Looks like Drake’s thoughts on the rap/art world are changing. Drake will be choosing music to be played at listening stations near the art work.
It’s like Hov can’t drop bars these days without at least four art references! I would love to collect at some point, but I think the whole rap/art world thing is getting kind of corny.”