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Photograph by:
Michael Benabib, American, born 1962  Search this
Subject of:
Eric B., American, born 1965  Search this
Laquan Edwards, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.132.83.1 Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 7/8 in. (35.3 × 27.7 cm)
H x W (2015.132.83.1 Image): 13 3/8 × 9 in. (34 × 22.9 cm)
H x W (2015.132.83.2 Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 7/8 in. (35.3 × 27.7 cm)
H x W (2015.132.83.2 Image): 13 3/8 × 9 1/16 in. (34 × 23 cm)
H x W (2015.132.83.3 Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 7/8 in. (35.3 × 27.7 cm)
H x W (2015.132.83.3 Image): 13 3/8 × 9 1/16 in. (34 × 23 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1988; printed later
Description:
Three identical black-and-white photographs of Eric B. and Laquan Edwards, taken on Crosby Street in New York City. Eric B. is depicted crouched down on a sidewalk in front of a brick building. Eric B. is wearing a medium toned tracksuit and several large, thick chain necklaces around his neck. Edwards is seated on Eric B.'s proper right knee with his arms crossed. He is wearing a light colored shirt and pants. There is grafitti on the brick wall behind them. On the verso of 2015.132.83.1 is an inscription by Bill Adler reading [Eric B + his son, NY, '93 By Michael Benabib]. There are no marks or inscriptions on the versos of 2015.132.83.2-.3.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.83.1-.3
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/fd5bad48c26-0086-4e50-a74c-8975a8081b9e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.83.1-.3