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Photograph by:
Michael Benabib, American, born 1962  Search this
Subject of:
Miles Davis, American, 1926 - 1991  Search this
Easy Mo Bee, American, born 1965  Search this
Chung King Studios, American, founded 1986  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 15 11/16 × 11 in. (39.8 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 10 5/8 × 10 3/4 in. (27 × 27.3 cm)
inkjet prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A color photograph of Miles Davis and Easy Mo Bee at Chung King Studios.
The two men are pictured standing behind a large piece of studio recording equipment. Davis, on the left, wears sunglasses and a fringed leather jacket over a red shirt. Bee is on the right, wearing a white shirt. One arm rests on Davis's shoulder and the other is propped on an audio speaker. He holds two fingers out in a peace sign gesture. On the verso is a handwritten inscription by Bill Adler reading [Miles Davis + Easy Mo B, NY, '91, By Michael Benabib].
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Michael Benabib
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Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture