Benabib's First One Man Show

[ Posted: Mar 20, 2003 ]

Eyejammie Fine Arts Gallery Debuts with member Michael Benabib Solo Show.

Hip-Hop Spot to Showcase Noted Hip-Hop Photographer

Friday, March 21St, 2003

A show of the work of Michael Benabib will inaugurate the Eyejammie Fine Arts Gallery, a new space devoted to hip-hop culture located at 516 W.25th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues in Chelsea. The opening reception will be held on Friday, March 21 from six until nine o'clock in the evening. The show will open to the public on Saturday, March 22 and run through Saturday, April 19.

The show is comprised of some 60 images of the greatest hiphoppers at large between 1987 and the present, including Snoop Dogg, Biggie Smalls,Tupac Shakur, Cypress Hill, Luther Campbell, Trina, Public Enemy, Eric B. & Rakim, LL Cool J, EPMD, KRS-One, Salt'N'Pepa, Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs, QueenLatifah, Mary J. Blige, Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Das EFX, and Grandmaster Flash. There's also a generous selection of important behind-the-scenes figures like impresarios Russell Simmons and Lyor Cohen, and producers Hank Shocklee and Marley Marl. The performers are captured on stage, in the street, in the studio, at parties, with their children, and alongside their cars. Most portraits are 11 by 14 inches, although a few are larger. Most are in color, some in black & white.

Eyejammie Fine Arts Gallery
516 W.25th Street NYC 10001
March 22- April 19, 2003