JAMEL SHABAZZ

JAMEL SHABAZZ

The Basement, Hempstead, NY.

Cultured and Refined, New York.

Untitled, Sight in the City.

Flying High, Brooklyn.

Native Brooklynite and chronicler of street fashion, Jamel Shabazz has spent the last 40 years photographing New York City life. A documentarian of African-American culture, he embarked on a mission to photograph various aspects of life from youth culture to a wide range of social conditions. Shabazz is the author of 5 monographs and has contributed to numerous others. He is presently working on a new book, titled “The Book of Life.”