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Jose Parlá – Video

Brooklyn-based artist José Parlá talks about his mural “Gesture Performing Dance, Dance Performing Gesture,” commissioned for the BAM Fisher.

 

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JOSE PARLA: For New Theater, BAM Commissions a Really Big Painting

By CAROL VOGEL

August 2, 2012, 10:52 am

ARTS BEAT, The New York Times

A decade ago, when the Brooklyn Academy of Music restored its landmark exterior, the Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz decorated the scaffolding of the building’s second, third and fourth floors with images of a giant gingerbread house. It was a colorful confection: melted sugar outlined with giant jelly beans and slithering Gummi Worms recreated the building’s arched windows; giant M&M’s became its frieze.

Now, to enliven its newest theater – the Richard B. Fisher Building – which was unveiled in June and officially opens Sept. 5, the academy has asked the Brooklyn artist José Parlá to create its first permanent commissioned piece of public art for an interior space.

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