DATE 6/25/2024

LIVE from NYPL presents Michael Stipe launching 'Even the birds gave pause'

DATE 6/22/2024

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Bookstore presents Penny Slinger launching and signing 'An Exorcism'

DATE 6/20/2024

picturehouse + thesmalldarkroom present Yelena Yemchuk on 'Malanka'

DATE 6/13/2024

ICP presents Eugene Richards on 'Remembrance Garden'

DATE 6/13/2024

LaToya Ruby Frazier, removing the contradiction between ideals and practice

DATE 6/8/2024

"Next-level otherness" in Pride Month staff pick 'Nick Cave: Forothermore'

DATE 6/6/2024

Celebratory and transgressive, 'John Waters: Pope of Trash' is a Pride Month Staff Pick

DATE 6/3/2024

In Nan Goldin's 'The Other Side,' you are who you pretend to be

DATE 6/2/2024

Green-Wood Cemetery presents Eugene Richards launching 'Remembrance Garden: A Portrait of Green-Wood Cemetery'

DATE 6/1/2024

There's no such thing as being extra in June! Pride Month Staff Picks 2024

DATE 5/28/2024

'Mickalene Thomas: All About Love,' on view at The Broad

DATE 5/24/2024

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with Garry Winogrand's intimate, flashing mirror of America

DATE 5/24/2024

Beautifully illustrated essays on Arab Modernists


Featured spreads are from

Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of hip hop

Featured spreads are from new release The Book of Rhyme & Reason: Hip-Hop 1994–1997, collecting 130 in-the-trenches photographs by acclaimed filmmaker Peter Spirer, taken during the making of his 1997 documentary about rap and hip hop, Rhyme & Reason. Featuring everyone from DJ Cool Herc to Tupac Shakur, Salt-n-Pepa, Jay-Z, Lauryn Hill and Ice-T, who contributes the Foreword, this volume undoubtedly captures some amazing moments, Spirer notes: “Puffy getting a trim in his office while doing three tasks at once; Biggie opening record plaques on his couch; Ice-T and Mack 10 hanging with their homies; Heavy D at the barber, playing pool, then celebrating at his ‘Nuttin’ But Love’ picnic. There was the ‘Jack The Rapper’ convention with Death Row making a statement, all at a Disney World Hotel, that ended in chaos. There were magical moments such as Redman and Erick Sermon freestyling on the mic to amazed onlookers at a block party in Newark and watching Wu-Tang Clan chop it up on the block in Staten Island on a cold winter’s day before they exploded.…”

The Book of Rhyme & Reason: Hip-Hop 1994–1997

The Book of Rhyme & Reason: Hip-Hop 1994–1997

Reel Art Press
Hbk, 9 x 10.75 in. / 240 pgs / 15 color / 200 b&w.

$49.95  free shipping

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