Fifth Avenue Creates

Art Lab: Living Paintings with José Parlá

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Explore abstract living art with painter José Parlá to celebrate the reopening of Apple Fifth Avenue. He’ll share how he layers found objects, colorful paints, and textures to make abstract living works of art. Using iPad, you'll sketch over photographs the artist has taken globally of wall surfaces that inspire his work. Photo credit: Jeff Goldberg / Esto.

José Parlá


Brooklyn-based artist José Parlá has worked for the last 20 years to establish a style of painting that transforms the language of the street into a hybrid form of abstract art and urban realism.

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Celebrate the reopening of Apple Fifth Avenue from September 21–29. Explore the creative scene of NYC in sessions led by local talent, from well-established names to the fresh and notable. Sessions are always open to open minds.

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