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Photograph by:
Ricky Powell, American, 1961 - 2021  Search this
Subject of:
Grandmaster Flash, American, born 1958  Search this
Judi Rosen, American  Search this
Russell Simmons, American, born 1957  Search this
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 15 1/8 × 18 5/8 in. (38.4 × 47.3 cm)
H x W (Image): 9 3/8 × 14 in. (23.8 × 35.6 cm)
chromogenic color prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A color photograph of Grandmaster Flash & Judi Rosen.
Grandmaster Flash is on the proper right side. He is wearing a black shirt, white pants, a long white dress-coat with gold buttons, and a black hat. He is also wearing a gold necklace and some rings. He is holding a glass of white wine in his proper right hand and his left arm is around Judi Rosen. She is wearing a white dress, many bracelets on her proper left wrist, and several necklaces including a pearl choker. Her hair is red and is pulled back into a ponytail. There are many hair ties and clips in her hair. She is holding a glass of white wine in her proper left hand and her right arm is around Grandmaster Flash. Her head is turned to the side and she is looking at him. There are several other people in the background. There is water in the background and many buildings off in the distance. There is a sunset and the sky is different shades of orange, yellow, and pink.
Beneath the image is an inscription with the title and photographer's signature.
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hip-hop (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:
© Ricky Powell
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture