Posts tagged ‘Walls’

March 3, 2011

José Parlá – Walls, Diaries and Paintings

I found this and wanted to post this like 2 hours ago but fucking WordPress got cyber-attacked, so without further ado….


God is “a shout in the street.” So begins Greg Tate, channeling James Joyce, in “Walls, Diaries, and Paintings,” artist José Parlá’s new monograph of past and present work. It’s a conviction that has perhaps never rung more true as the particular modern art movement that Parlá helped define continues to take shape. First made famous by the likes of Jackson Pollock and Cy Twombly, the sentiment was further romanticized by the subway graffiti artists of the 1970s and ’80s and is now a gallery mainstay.

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