Its one of those typically cold new york spring days as we chat about his cuban parents, childhood growing up in florida, and his talent and passion for art which took him to scad before he even graduated high school. A limited edition book will accompany the brothers colette show. Parla transcribing words from his sketch book into raw clay before firing. Fru tholstrup is a londonbased art advisor and curator with deep knowledge of the contemporary global fine art market, advising collectors and international businesses on. Parla was inspired by gustavo perez firmats book, life on the hyphen. View over 51 jose parla artworks sold at auction to research and compare. Jose parla has exhibited internationally, including major shows in london, new york, paris and havana. Its one of those typically cold new york spring days as we chat about his cuban parents, childhood growing up in florida, and his talent and passion for art which took him to scad before he.
Parla had copies of broken language and prose on hand, and mcginness was presenting his new book sketchbook selections 20002012, a handpicked collection of some of the artists favorite. Provided to youtube by believe sas broken language winduptoys intone voice abstractions. Parla brings beauty to ruggedness and decay, and a language of his very own to what he sees and feels around him. Jose parlas studio is currently under renovation, so we instead opt to. Parla is publicly known for his permanent installations of largescale paintings. In 20 he painted the mural nature of language at the james b. For most of my life i have experienced being in transition and migration. The following year, smoothe da hustler teamed up with producer dr period to release broken language independently in his hometown of brownsville, brooklyn, ny. Discover book depositorys huge selection of jose parla books online. Jose parla born 1973 in miami, florida, is a brooklynbased contemporary artist whose work. Jose parlas broken language the cubanamerican artist takes us out of the gallery and on to londons concrete streets. The track was a hip hop quotable in the november 1995 issue of the source 1 and led to a record deal with profile records. The piece titled, diary of brooklyn is inspired by the book brooklyn is by james agee and is visible from the street, creating an interaction with.
Broken language, contemporary cuban art, cuban american art, cuban american artist, cuban avante garde, haunch of venison, jose parla. He shows us his latest book, broken language, where the artist, who is. Union of the senses in the lobby of one world trade center. Jose parla broken language london published in exhibits tags. White cloth backed color printed boards, silver lettering to spine.
Cubanamerican history surfaces in jose parlas paintings vice. Parla jose with interview by anna mustonen abebooks. His visual language is crisp, unambiguous, hard to misinterpret, if it requires interpretation at all. In the art of jose parla, layers of splashed meaning and collaged. Jose parla is an artist who lives and works in brooklyn, ny. Jose parlas broken language the cubanamerican artist takes us out of the gallery and on to londons concrete streets concrete sculptures and largeformat expressionistic paintings that combine collected ephemera with layered oils and graffitistyle brushstrokes bring the streets into the gallery for jose parla s exhibition broken language, opening today at haunch of venison in london. Grounded in parlas personal firstgeneration cuban american immigrant family story and an everevolving practice inspired by elsewhere communities and their. Its yours will be the first solo museum exhibition of the internationally renowned artist in new york city. Mourad mazouz and george lamb attend a private view of jose parla. Paginton, fred, jose parlas broken language, whitewall, 20 february 20. When i was painting this picture i was hoping i dont. In 2012 he exhibited at the 11th havana biennial, cuba, the brooklyn academy of music, new york.
Jose parla, is a brooklynbased contemporary artist whose work has been described as lying between the boundary of abstraction and calligraphy. As a child, jose parla, a son of cuban immigrants, was a street artist in his hometown of miami. In this documentary short, the new yorkbased, miamiborn artist mines. Amazon web services scalable cloud computing services. Jose parla broken language haunch of venison, london 8 february 28 march 20 by parla, jose with interview by anna mustonen. Nature of language is a written painting for and about the nature of language, an abstract landscape of words, phrases, names, and poetic thoughts inspired drifting through raleigh while on walks. Library at north carolina state university, the mural diary of brooklyn at the barclays center, and a 90foot mural one. Jose parla broken language london cany blogcany blog. Broken language at haunch of venison on february 7, 20 in london, england.751 566 1345 533 780 964 1001 708 1281 1044 155 1506 1036 173 970 1232 1070 928 1494 195 366 681 94 464 856 26 912 1439 690 649 366 573 350