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Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Ice-T, American, born 1962  Search this
Body Count, American, founded 1991  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 8 5/8 in. (32.9 × 21.9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
early 1990s
Description:
A black and white photograph of Ice-T on stage during a performance with his thrash metal band Body Count.
Ice-T is pictured in teh center of the image, facing the proper left side; his eyes are closed and he is holding a microphone to his mouth with his proper left hand, the cord held chest-level by his other hand. He is wearing a white t-shirt that has been ripped in the middle to expose his chest and black pants. He has loose, shoulder length hair. His eyes are closed and he is holding a microphone in his proper left hand and the chord in his proper right hand. There is a man standing behind him. Faces of audience members are visible in the bottom proper left corner of the image and a round spotlight is visible at the top center.
On the back of the print is a handwritten inscription by Bill Adler identifying the subject and photographer.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Metal (Music)  Search this
Musicians  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:
2015.132.284
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
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/fd56422b669-5e89-4ab6-8558-fce97d8cff8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.284