Eye of the Beholder
Celebrate the vitality of Brooklyn, New York, and the captivating work of photographer Jamel Shabazz at the Brooklyn Museum Plaza from June to September 2023. Titled Jamel Shabazz: Faces and Places, 1980–2023, this outdoor installation tells stories through Shabazz’s iconic photographs, capturing four decades of vibrant people and locales. From New York City’s streets to hip-hop culture’s heart, his enduring images reflect style, community, and joy. This exhibition, curated by Drew Sawyer and Imani Williford, offers a captivating glimpse into Shabazz’s remarkable archive, honoring his significant contributions to Brooklyn and the fifty-year legacy of hip-hop.
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