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Jonathan Mannion Rough Around The Edges Exhibition 2

Jonathan Mannion’s latest exhibition, Rough Around the Edges is a retrospective look at some of his most outstanding 665 Polaroid images from over the past 18 years. The title, a literal reference to the edge of the Polaroid photograph, also reflects each of the subjects represented. “We’re all a little rough around the edges” Mannion told us. One of the most established photographers in the music industry, Mannion is known for shooting some of the most iconic hip hop album covers of all time including Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt, Nas’ God’s Son, and Lil Wayne’s Rebirth. 

The gallery filled with rap superstars is supplemented with images of children in Jamaica, faces from Katrina, and a pitbull photographed in Paris, giving the show breadth. I asked Jonathan Mannion if he felt like shooting rappers has reached it’s end game. “I feel the opposite. I feel like it’s hit restart.” Mannion told us referring to the new faces of hip hop like A$AP Rocky and Kendrick Lamar. Jonathan Mannion Rough Around the Edges is on view at Milk Gallery in New York through July 7th, 2013.

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