Us | jose parla's 'walls, diaries and paintings' through his work, the artist proclaims a global aesthetic, stretching from cuba to beijing. What is interesting and important about bradford's work is what defines parlá's work as well: its emphasis on what robert storr calls in his monograph essay the trenchant groundedness. Jose parla (american, b1973) is a painter and historical transcriber who records his experiences using palimpsestic code and calligraphy parla is also a visual raconteur who creates his work using backdrops, such as city walls marred from years of neglect, to tell the story of distress that he encounters in various places he visits. José parlá: surface body / action space in surface body / action space, parlá produces exuberant paintings and sculptures that historicize the duality of his identity and contextualize his work in neo-expressionism and realism. Parlá collected ripped posters he has applied to his work as collage that will be returned to their country of origin using his paintings as the vessels translating his journey from milan to rome, napoli, matera, bari, lecce and bologna.
Artist josé parlá has spent most of his life travelling the world and visually documenting his experiences, using cities such as london, havana and most of all new york as inspiration in his work, parlá aims to capture the daily shuffle of life in some of the world's fastest and most beautiful. Choreographer jessica lang and visual artist jose parla consult on the progress of a new dance piece at krannert center for the performing arts (his work) has so. The titles of his works often create playful connotations as signifiers to specific places or times, thus becoming a key element to decode the work the exhibition is curated by storm janse van rensburg, scad head curator of exhibitions.
In roots, josé parlá (born 1973) explores the place of his experiences and travels in the development of his work grounded in parlá's personal first-generation cuban american immigrant family story and an ever-evolving practice inspired by elsewhere communities and their contributions to america, roots considers the relationship between local and family history and one's past. José parlá is an artist he's a painter with a vision, deep history of roots art, a new age sculptor, and most definitely an abstractionist his work has. Jose parla studio size 5,700 ft 2 presentation view a cozy mezzanine provides a relaxing space for the artist to take distance from his work, and an elevated.
By conflict of interest parlá will discuss his work with art critic carlo mccormick at the public opening of the mural on friday, 26 january 2018, followed by a. José parlá is a brooklyn-based artist known for his paintings, architectural collaborations, sculpture, and photography parlá's work has received critical acclaim and exists at the boundary of. From his work in havana, to the custom scarf he made for us, to his installation on the plaza at the standard, high line, the man works harder than i do trying to get to a bar this past weekend, parlá was the talk of the art world with not one, but two (concurrent) exhibitions of work at bryce wolkowitz gallery and at mary boone gallery.
Great video talk from jose parla explaining his recent insitu installation at north carolina state university titled nature of language jose parla continues to work with architects and designers to install large scale pieces that allow the artist to share his mark making murals based on. At his art basel opening, brooklyn-based jose parla talks cuba and castro this art basel in miami beach, artist jose parla is going back to his roots for roots — the artist's rolls-royce. Jose parla josé parlá has received critical acclaim for his works, which lie at the boundary between abstraction and calligraphy composed from layers of paint, gestural drawing and found ephemera, his work evokes the histories of urban environments. Published by damiani/bryce wolkowitz, 2017 in roots , josé parlá (born 1973) explores the place of his experiences and travels in the development of his work. Jose parla artworks | art collectorz: josé parlá (american, b1973) is a painter and historical transcriber who records his experiences using palimpsestic code and calligraphy parlá is also a visual raconteur who creates his work using backdrops, such as city walls marred from years of.
Jose parla is an artist who lives and works in brooklyn, ny enter site where the milieu was an important influence on his early work. Ut landmarks reveals 4,000-square-foot mural amistad américa i wanted it to feel like there is not only a psychological history in the theme of the work. And although his work takes inspiration from his travels from tokyo to istanbul to havana, he admits that nyc is his favorite city in which to paint walls, diaries, and paintings. Nearly 300 pages of parla starting at the beginning of his career up to 90 ft mural at world trade center in 2014 a definite nice addition for fans of calligraphy on abstract expression works of art.
Jose parla new york, ny and use of found materials in josé parlá's work his process of layering and decay creates a fantastic depth and richness to each piece. José parlá has influenced my art work for over fifteen years the first time i saw his work it absolutely. Parlá in the plaza a leitmotif throughout his work this imbibing of specific places layered with his language of abstraction transforms something very specific. Artists - jose parla: cristina grajales gallery (new york) specializes in 20th century and contemporary design josé parlá describes his work as segmented.
A walk in the park with artist josé parlá to speak about his work and life jose parla, joseparla you can't think about new york city and not think about the. Essay about jose parla and his work josé parlá josé parlá is a modern contemporary artist born in 1973 miami, florida parlá began painting in 1983 and by 1988 he was accepted into the savannah college of art and design's scholarship program. His team decided that any work hung in one world trade center should be abstract step in josé parlá , a brooklyn-based artist who was the perfect choice to create an abstract, meaningful mural for the building's entrance.