Photograph by
Gaskin, Gerard H., Trinidadian American, born 1965
Printed by
Light Work, American, founded 1973
Date
2005
Medium
ink on Canson Baryta photographique paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet) : 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
H x W (Image) : 19 × 12 11/16 in. (48.3 × 32.2 cm)
Description
A color photographic print portrait of Martez, captured at the Evisu Ball in Harlem in 2005. Martez is pictured wearing a flowing black top, a bright pink skirt with black polka dots, elbow-length black velvet gloves with multiple rings worn over top, and a fascinator and veil made of a black, netted material. Martez has cropped, bleached blonde hair, wears black lipstick and poses against a blue wall while looking directly at the camera. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Place captured
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Legendary
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
portraits
inkjet prints
Topic
Communities
Dance
Fashion
Gender
Identity
LGBTQ
Music
Nightlife
Photography
Sexuality
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2019.71.35
Restrictions & Rights
© Gerard Gaskin
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c07ea535-20c3-4cd8-84fb-6af943e42a3e
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