José Parlá

José Parlá is a painter and historical transcriber who uses calligraphy painting and graffiti on city walls to tell visual stories that interpret the urban world as a living continuing history.

Recently, Parlá has collaborated with JR to paint street murals in Havana, Cuba. The artist has made enormous contributions to Street Art through calligraphy and graffiti; he is a notable artist in the rapidly growing Street Art Movement. Parlá has been invited to exhibit his work and lecture at the MAC Museum and Whitworth College in Spokane, WA. His works can be seen at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, NY, The Burger Collection, Hong Kong, and in the streets of Havana. The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.