Jay Z References $493 Million Worth of Art on New Album

Design News 07.22.13

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On Jay Z's latest album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, the rapper mentions a museum-full of famous artists and their works. A mix of European classics like Picasso and Da Vinci get name dropped alongside contemporary artists like Shepard Fairey and Jeff Koons. Using auction prices, the collection of art Jay Z mentions is worth about $493 million.

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