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A journey into history photographically
Jamel Shabazz is a photographer, lecturer and teacher of the visual arts. His work spans decades and he has traveled the world sharing his gift of photography. Jamel continues to inspire with his universal message of love and peace.
Jamel's work featured at the prestigious Helenbeck Gallery
Helenbeck Gallery presents the largest street art exhibition of American & European Street Art: Whole in the Wall 1970 –
Now in New York.
The exhibition will take place at the former Splashlight Studios at 529-535 West 35th Street located in the Chelsea-Clinton neighborhood of New York City from May 28 to June 27, 2009. Helenbeck Gallery has brought this exhibition back to where this art form began: New York.
This exhibition will explore the transition of street art from the New York underground subculture scene to the mainstream. The first generation of artists of the street scene in New York during the 70’s and 80’s, Blade, Crash, Daze, Jonone, Quik , Lee Quinones, Rammellzee and Sharp, will produce fresh works alongside their European contemporaries: Victor Ash, Banksy, Blek le Rat, Ikon, Sozy One and sculptor, Plateus who have since entered the pantheon
Important photographers who have documented rare scenes of the street art movement also will be represented in the show: Martha Cooper, Henry Chalfant, Jamel Shabazz and Silvio Magaglio.
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