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Photograph by:
Michael Benabib, American, born 1962  Search this
Subject of:
Darryl Matthews McDaniels, American, born 1964  Search this
Jam Master Jay, American, 1965 - 2002  Search this
Robert Jonathan Demme, American, 1944 - 2017  Search this
St. John's University, American, founded 1870  Search this
New York Mets, American, founded 1962  Search this
Chicago Bulls, American, founded 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.132.81.1 Sheet): 11 × 17 in. (28 × 43.2 cm)
H x W (2015.132.81.1 Image): 10 3/4 × 13 3/4 in. (27.3 × 35 cm)
H x W (2015.132.81.2 Sheet): 11 × 17 1/16 in. (28 × 43.3 cm)
H x W (2015.132.81.2 Image): 10 3/4 × 13 13/16 in. (27.3 × 35.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1991
Description:
A color photograph of DMC and JMJ with director Jonathan Demme.
DMC is on the proper right side. He is wearing a red and white St. John's Redmen t-shirt, red shorts, a white brimmed hat with a red ribbon, and glasses. He is also wearing a necklace with a shoe pendant and has a watch on his proper right wrist. He has a goatee. JMJ is in the center. He is wearing a blue, orange, and white New York Mets t-shirt, blue and orange shorts, a red Chicago Bulls baseball cap, a necklace with a shoe pendant, and a bracelet on his proper right wrist. He has a goatee. His proper left hand is in his shorts pocket and his right hand is shaking the proper right hand of Robert Demme. Robert is facing the proper right side of the image. His left arm is down by his side and he has a black watch on his left wrist. He is wearing a white button down shirt with a map over it, a white undershirt, black shorts, and a black baseball cap that reads [-OKLYN] in orange. He has a white "Crew" pass clipped onto his shirt. There is a brick building in the background as well as a group of men and women sitting and standing in front of a fence.
2015.132.81.1 has a white border around it. It is thinnest on the top and bottom, thicker on the proper right side, and thickest on the proper left side. It is signed vertically in black ink, on the proper bottom left side next to the image. The back of the photograph has light grey text repeated diagonal lines facing the right side of the paper. There are tears at the top from where tape used to be. There is a yellow post-it note at the top right. There is a small number "25" handwritten sideways in black ink in the bottom left corner. There is an inscription by Bill Adler handwritten vertically down the left side in the blue ink. 2015.132.81.2 has a white border around it. It is thinner on the top and bottom and thicker on the two sides. The back of the photograph has light grey text repeated diagonal lines facing the left side of the paper. There is an inscription by Bill Adler handwritten vertically up the right side in black ink.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Hip-hop (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:
2015.132.81.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Michael Benabib. Permission required for use.
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/fd5fa740a14-5c5d-47db-a332-e9d2188191ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.81.1-.2