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Photograph by:
Michael Benabib, American, born 1962  Search this
Subject of:
Sean Combs, American, born 1969  Search this
FUBU, founded 1992  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper on Fome-Cor (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.132.118.1): 30 3/8 × 30 1/16 × 3/16 in. (77.1 × 76.3 × 0.5 cm)
H x W (2015.132.118.2 Sheet): 17 1/16 × 11 in. (43.3 × 28 cm)
H x W (2015.132.118.2 Image): 10 7/8 × 10 3/4 in. (27.6 × 27.3 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
Times Square, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2000
Description:
A color photograph of P. Diddy.
He is wearing a puffy silver FUBU coat over denim overalls, several rings, a baseball cap, tinted glasses, and an earring in his proper left ear. He is sitting on the hood of a Mercedes-Benz. His proper left foot is on the ground and his hands are resting on his legs. He has a mustache. The car's lights are on. There are several banners and neon signs behind P. Diddy including [THE PLAYPEN], [LEATHER / & LACE] and [THE / NEW / TIMES / SQUARE].
There is no border around 2015.132.118.1. The back of the photograph is white. Several areas have small rips and creases. There is an inscription by Bill Adler on the bottom, handwritten in blue ink. There is a white border around 2015.132.118.2. It is very thin on the two sides and thicker on the top and bottom. The back of the photograph has light grey text repeated upside down in diagonal lines. There is an inscription by Bill Adler at the bottom, handwritten in blue ink.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Gesture  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.118.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Michael Benabib
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
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/fd5c1cd7fa1-fad8-458c-9285-cbb9d41db2ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.118.1-.2