Henry Chalfant

Uncapped: Piecing Together Golden Era Trains

Posted April 11, 2018 at 5:06 am

Back in the day, photographing graffiti-sheathed subway trains in their full glory was a rarity, save for the infamous shots snapped by Martha Cooper, John Conn, or Henry Chalfant. Every now and again you run into (thanks, in part, to social media) a person whose passion is to do what they did, yet comes up short […]

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City Lore Gallery Inaugurates New East Village Space with ‘Moving Murals’ Exhibit

Posted April 7, 2014 at 11:00 am

City Lore, a local organization that champions NYC’s grassroots cultures, has often been described as “New York City’s museum without walls.” This non-museum has now opened an actual gallery in the East Village, at 56 East First Street. The inaugural exhibit, “Moving Murals: Henry Chalfant & Martha Cooper’s All-City Graffiti Archive” kicked off last week. […]

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Flyin’ Cut Sleeves

Posted September 4, 2009 at 6:18 am

A new documentary will soon be hitting the shelves about the infamous Bronx street gang, Presidents.  Produced and directed by Henry Chalfant (Style Wars) and Rita Fecher, Flyin’ Cut Sleeves chronicles gang members over the twenty-year period ending 1993.  Per the official press release: The project grew out of the experiences of Rita Fecher, the […]