Photograph by
Benabib, Michael, American, born 1962
Subject of
Fat Joe, American, born 1970
Date
1999
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 17 1/16 in. (27.9 × 43.3 cm)
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 13 in. (23.3 × 33 cm)
Description
A color photograph of Fat Joe in New York City.
The image has a fisheye lens effect, with Fat Joe appearing at the center, in front of a brown stone building, with two men in the background. Joe is wearing white t-shirt with a blue short-sleeve button down shirt over it. Behind him, is the brown stone building facade, with several tall, arched windows. To the left of Fat Joe is another man, wearing a tan shirt and black pants, leaning against the black iron fence in front of the building. To his right, another man, wearing a white shirt and a black stocking cap, stands in front of ladder leaning against the front of the building. On the verso is an inscription by Bill Adler handwritten vertically up the right side in blue ink, with the name of the subject, photographer, date and location.
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Nuyorican Movement
Type
portraits
inkjet prints
Topic
Hip-hop (Music)
Latin hip-hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Rappers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.85
Restrictions & Rights
© Michael Benabib. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c3cf259e-965d-48c4-b0e1-b22bd874dc53
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