THEN & NOW
Photographs by Jeffrey Henson Scales
Street Style, Past and Present
Curated by Rebecca Pietri
August 19th - September 3rd 2017
Opening Reception : August 24th 6-9pm
+81 Gallery : 167 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012
Hours : Wednesday - Sunday 12-7pm
Inspired by a recent look at street style and youth culture profiled in the New York Times; "New Geeks"
Jeffrey Henson Scales and Rebecca Pietri look through his archive of street style photographs and examined how this generation is inspired, finds it peers and expressed itself. The photographer’s archive shows how much today’s youth has moved forward but are still inspired by the past.
JEFFREY HENSON SCALES
Jeffrey Henson Scales is a photography editor at The New York Times and a freelance documentary and commercial photographer. His documentary photographs have been exhibited at museums throughout the United States and Europe. His most recent Book, “House” was published this past fall by SPQR Editions Brooklyn. He has been the recipient of numerous awards including a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts exhibition grant, and a W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography.
FASHION STYLIST, WRITER AND CURATOR
The New Geeks was a collaboration with Jeffrey Henson Scales for the New York Times.
A long time stylist for many high prorile artists and performers, Rebecca Pietri, clients range from corporations such as Live Nation, Sony, Universal Def Jam, Blue Note Records, NBC, MTV, and VH1 to celebrity clients: Jay Z, Kanye West and a decade long collaboration with Questlove and The Roots. She consults privately for select clients between New York City and Los Angeles.
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