"Egyptian Move" by Henry Chalfant

"Egyptian Move" by Henry Chalfant

 Cavin Jones' drawing from his "Into Wonderland" series. 

Cavin Jones' drawing from his "Into Wonderland" series. 

 

iMPeRFeCT Gallery is very proud to announce the exhibit of Henry Chalfant's photographs capturing many ephemeral, original art works that have long since vanished from NYC. Chalfant, the person internationally recognized as the leading chronicler of graffiti’s emergence as an art form, has done so in several media including films (Style Wars, From Mambo to Hip Hop) and books (Subway Art, Spray Can Art). These archives are one of the seminal documents of American popular culture in the late twentieth century; they have been exhibited in major American venues (OK Harris, Whitney Museum, Hirshhorn Museum, Bronx Museum to name a few) and abroad, in museums and galleries in The Netherlands, Paris, London, Venice, Japan and others. We are thrilled that he's bringing his work to Philly!

 
 

The mural installation "Into Wonderland" by noted Philadelphia painter Cavin Jones will be on view concurrently in the gallery’s ReDRooM (our project room). His lyrical and imaginative Wonderland series, includes drawings picturing Alice as a black woman among the place’s quirky characters. Jones work has been featured in many galleries and he has won a number of prestigious awards. His work is in the collections of Princeton University's Printmaking Dept., University Museum of Art, the City of Philadelphia's City Hall Portraits and others.

 Photographs by Henry Chalfant.

Photographs by Henry Chalfant.

 Photograph by Henry Chalfant.

Photograph by Henry Chalfant.

 Photograph by Henry Chafant. 

Photograph by Henry Chafant. 

 Drawing by Cavin Jones. Print from his "Into Wonderland" Series

Drawing by Cavin Jones. Print from his "Into Wonderland" Series

 Cavin Jones' ReDRooM installation "Into Wonderland"

Cavin Jones' ReDRooM installation "Into Wonderland"

 Photograph by Henry Chalfant

Photograph by Henry Chalfant

 Artist Talk with Henry Chalfant (w/laptop)

Artist Talk with Henry Chalfant (w/laptop)

 "Racism is a Sickness" A talk with photographer Tieshka Smith

"Racism is a Sickness" A talk with photographer Tieshka Smith

To see a 360Degree Panoramic of Henry Chalfant's exhibit, shot by Thomas K Sharpless, CLICK HERE.

 Germantown Friends School's Photography class visits the gallery

Germantown Friends School's Photography class visits the gallery

 Graffiti artist Lee Quinones joined us for the opening reception

Graffiti artist Lee Quinones joined us for the opening reception

To see a 360 Degree Panoramic of Cavin Jones' installation "Into Wonderland" shot by Thomas K. Sharpless, CLICK HERE.