Photograph of Grandmaster Flash at the Chrysler Building, NYC

  • Image for Photograph of Grandmaster Flash at the Chrysler Building, NYC
  • Image for Photograph of Grandmaster Flash at the Chrysler Building, NYC
2 images
Photograph by
Pereira, Al, American
Subject of
Grandmaster Flash, American, born 1958
Printed by
Adler, Bill, American, born 1951
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 7/8 in. (35.4 × 27.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 × 8 11/16 in. (33 × 22.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 27, 1991; printed 2003
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Grandmaster Flash pointing at the Chrysler Building. Flash wears a white t-shirt, white hat, and dark jeans. He looks at the camera and raises his right hand to point at the Chrysler building in the background. His left hand rest on a balcony railing. On the back are inscriptions by Bill Adler identifying the subject, photographer, location and date.
Topic
African American
Architecture
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
United States--History--1969-2001
Urban
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.280
Rights
© Al Pereira
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