Henry Chalfant

New York, NY

Starting out as a sculptor in New York in the 1970s, HENRY CHALFANT turned to photography and film to do an in-depth study of hip-hop culture and graffiti art. He became one of the foremost authorities on New York subway art and other aspects of urban youth culture. His photographs record hundreds of ephemeral art works that have long since vanished. To Chalfant's credit are three of the most influential documentations of aerosol art. He co-authored the book Subway Art(1984) with Martha...

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