Beyonce Art History

Art Meets Queen B
Tilda Swinton, “The Maybe” / Beyonce, “Sweet Dreams”

Tilda Swinton, “The Maybe” / Beyonce, “Sweet Dreams”

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Andy Warhol, “Triple Elvis” / Beyonce, “Me, Myself, and I”

Andy Warhol, “Triple Elvis” / Beyonce, “Me, Myself, and I”

Edgar Degas, “The Pink Dancers, Before the Ballet” / Beyonce, “Dance For You”
Credit: edcl123

Edgar Degas, “The Pink Dancers, Before the Ballet” / Beyonce, “Dance For You”

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Marina Abramovic, “The Artist Is Present” / Beyonce, “Crazy In Love”
Credit: Libby Safford

Marina Abramovic, “The Artist Is Present” / Beyonce, “Crazy In Love”

Credit: Libby Safford

Ingres, “The Turkish Bath”/ Beyonce, “Naughty Girl”
Credit: Michelle S. 

Ingres, “The Turkish Bath”/ Beyonce, “Naughty Girl”

Credit: Michelle S. 

Andy Warhol, “Campbell’s Soup Can” / Destiny’s Child “Cater 2 U”
Credit: Becky Bruton

Andy Warhol, “Campbell’s Soup Can” / Destiny’s Child “Cater 2 U”

Credit: Becky Bruton

Frida Kahlo, “Self Portrait with Monkey” / Beyonce, “Bonnie and Clyde”
Credit: Jackie O.

Frida Kahlo, “Self Portrait with Monkey” / Beyonce, “Bonnie and Clyde”

Credit: Jackie O.

Gustave Courbet, “The Stonebreakers” / Beyonce, “Upgrade U”
Credit: Satire V

Gustave Courbet, “The Stonebreakers” / Beyonce, “Upgrade U”

Credit: Satire V

Francisco Goya, “Saturn Devouring His Son” / Beyonce, “Poison”
Credit: a.a.

Francisco Goya, “Saturn Devouring His Son” / Beyonce, “Poison”

Credit: a.a.

Jackson Pollock, “Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist)” / Destiny’s Child “Bug-A-Boo”
Credit: Becky Bruton

Jackson Pollock, “Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist)” / Destiny’s Child “Bug-A-Boo”

Credit: Becky Bruton

Gustave Courbet, “Woman with White Stockings” / Destiny’s Child, “Nasty Girl”
Credit: Michelle S.

Gustave Courbet, “Woman with White Stockings” / Destiny’s Child, “Nasty Girl”

Credit: Michelle S.

John Singer Sargent, “Portrait of Madam X” / Beyonce, “Freakum Dress”
Credit: Darren White

John Singer Sargent, “Portrait of Madam X” / Beyonce, “Freakum Dress”

Credit: Darren White