Lot 064 Ravenel Autumn Auction 2021 Taipei

Ravenel Autumn Auction 2021 Taipei

Alphabet Layers

José PARLA (American, 1973)


Mixed media on Dr. Romanelli patchwork leather

82 x 106 cm


TWD 2,000,000-3,000,000

HKD 559,000-838,000

USD 71,800-107,700

CNY 466,000-699,000

Sold Price


Signed reverse Parlá, titled Alphabet Layers and dated June 13th 2006
This lot is accompanied with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.


José Parlá was born in Miami in 1973. He is a Cuban-American. He graduated from Miami Dade College, Florida, Savannah College of Art & Design, Georgia, and New World School of the Arts, Miami, Miami. José Parlá is famous for his calligraphy and bright colours, and he uses a distinctive abstract way to express his awareness of history and the richness of mankind and language. For example, the project "Wrinkles of the City - Havana, Cuba" (2012) that he collaborated with a French artist JR (Jean René); and large scale mural at well-known institutions: "Diary of Brooklyn" (2012) of Barclays Center, rooklyn, New York, "Nature of Language" (2013) of Hunt Library by SNØHETTA, North Carolina State University, "ONE: Union of the Sense" of ONE World Trade Center, New York (2014), "Amistad América" (2018) of Landmarks, University of Texas at Austin, etc.
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Ravenel Autumn Auction 2021 Taipei

Saturday, December 4, 2021, 3:30pm