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Photograph by:
Michael Benabib, American, born 1962  Search this
Subject of:
Run-D.M.C., American, 1981 - 2002  Search this
Rev. Run, American, born 1964  Search this
Jam Master Jay, American, 1965 - 2002  Search this
Darryl Matthews McDaniels, American, born 1964  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.132.112.1 Sheet): 11 × 15 15/16 in. (28 × 40.5 cm)
H x W (2015.132.112.1 Image): 10 13/16 × 13 3/4 in. (27.4 × 34.9 cm)
H x W (2015.132.112.2 Sheet): 11 × 15 13/16 in. (28 × 40.2 cm)
H x W (2015.132.112.2 Image): 10 3/4 × 13 3/4 in. (27.3 × 34.9 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Date:
ca. 1990
Description:
A color photograph of Run-DMC-JMJ.
Run is on the proper right side. He is wearing a black shirt and pants, a black fur coat, a black fur hat, and a gold chain necklace. He has a mustache and his hands are in his coat pockets. JMJ is in the center. He is wearing a yellow sweater, a long brown leather coat, a black headband, a watch on his proper right wrist, and several rings. He has a goatee, is wearing headphones, and is holding a microphone in his proper right hand. His left hand is touching a record. They are standing behind studio equipment. DMC is in the proper left side. He is wearing a black shirt, a black coat with a fur hood, black pants, a black hat, and dark tinted glasses. He has a watch on his proper left wrist and he has a goatee.
There are white borders around the images. They are thinnest on the bottom, thinner on the top and proper right sides, and thickest on the proper left sides. The back of 2015.132.112.1 has light grey text repeated diagonal lines facing the left side of the paper. There is an inscription by Bill Adler on the top left side of the paper which reads [M. Benabib] in blue ink. There is an inscription by Bill Adler handwritten vertically down the left side in blue ink. The back of 2015.132.112.2 has light grey text repeated diagonal lines facing the right side of the paper. There are two pieces of tape at the top. There is an inscription by Bill Adler handwritten vertically down the left side in blue ink.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Radio  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.112.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Michael Benabib
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5850eae0b-cf14-4b62-bee6-3aa89bcbfb95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.112.1-.2