Photographic print of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Photograph by
Taylor, Nicholas, American
Subject of
Basquiat, Jean-Michel, American, 1960 - 1988
Date
1979; printed 2003
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 6 1/4 × 9 1/8 in. (15.9 × 23.2 cm)
Description
A black and white photographic portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Basquiat is pictured from the shoulders up against a dark background. A circle of light is reflected on his face, creating shadows and a lighter grey circle of light behind him. His eyes are closed and the proper left side of his face is in shadow. He wears a light colored shirt over a black shirt with white polka dots.
Below the image is the title, edition information, date: [Jean Michel Basquiat Neg #26 2/15 1979/2003] followed by the signature of the photographer, Nicholas Taylor.
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
black-and-white photographs
Topic
Art
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.403
Restrictions & Rights
© Nicholas Taylor
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd541950d4a-5206-46b0-a981-3e32e36b5b75
2 image(s)