Photograph by
Beckman, Janette, English, born 1950
Subject of
Big Boi, American, born 1975
Outkast, American, founded 1992
Date
2003
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 3/4 × 10 3/8 in. (32.4 × 26.4 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of the hip hop artist, Big Boi (Antwan André Patton), of Outkast. Big Boi, pictured center, is posing facing the viewer. He is wearing a Fila track suit, a necklace with a large pendant, and a baseball cap with a depiction of a Native American on the front panel. Big Boi’s proper left hand is held at his side, while his proper right hand is raised, with his thumb and index fingers pinching the visor of his cap. On the back is an inscription written by Bill Adler with the subject and photographer's name.
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Fashion
Gesture
Hip-hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Rappers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.61
Restrictions & Rights
© Janette Beckman
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd545b24154-50e2-4a3d-a4e0-5e0a21948d33
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