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Artist Marco Brambilla Takes You Behind Kanye West’s Video For ‘Power’

When Kanye West wanted to turn his single “Power” into a visual, he enlisted artist Marco Brambilla, who was inspired by Michelangelo’s frescos in the Sistine Chapel, to combine motion and imagery to depict a faux historical moment — an empire on the brink of collapse from its own excess, decadence, and corruption. The apocalyptic video for “Power” is set to premiere on Thursday (August 5) 11 p.m. on MTV…