14 January 2019

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27 October 2015

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Photo Feature: Luc Tuymans Curates Belgian Abstraction At Parasol Unit

Parasol Unit foundation for contemporary art is currently presenting a group exhibition of major abstract art from Belgium. The latest show at the foundation has been curated by the renowned Belgian painter, Luc Tuymans; which is the artist’s first curated exhibition for a public institution in London. Tuymans has selected some 40 works from two […]

4 September 2015

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Luc Tuymans Curates Selected Abstract Art From Belgium For Parasol Unit

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is to present a group exhibition of major abstract art from Belgium, curated by the renowned Belgian painter, Luc Tuymans. For this exhibition, his first curated for a public institution in London, Luc Tuymans has brought together some 40 works from two successive generations of Belgian artists. Working in […]

5 August 2015

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Luc Tuymans To Curate Belgium Abstraction Exhibition At Parasol Unit

The Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is to present a group exhibition of major abstract art from Belgium, curated by the renowned Belgian painter, Luc Tuymans. For this exhibition, his first curated for a public institution in London, Luc Tuymans has brought together some 40 works from two successive generations of Belgian artists. Working in a variety of media, including painting, […]

18 February 2014

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Shezad Dawood: New Solo Exhibition At Parasol Unit This Spring

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is to present a solo exhibition of work by artist Shezad Dawood, from 4 April to 25 May 2014 (Preview 3 April from 6:30 to 9 p.m.). Shezad Dawood: Towards the Possible Film comprises a group of recently executed light sculptures, an installation of large scale paintings on textile, […]

8 May 2013

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Merlin James New Exhibition At Parasol Unit In June

The Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is presenting the work of painter Merlin James from 6 June to 10 August 2013. The exhibition will focus on a selection of works ranging from the start of James’ career (the early 1980s) through to the present day. This will be the artist’s first major solo exhibition […]

11 April 2013

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Merlin James: First Major London Solo Exhibition Parasol Unit

The work of painter Merlin James is presented at the Parasol unit foundation for contemporary artfrom 6 June to 10 August 2013. The exhibition will focus on a selection of works ranging from the start of James’ career (the early 1980s) through to the present day. This will be the artist’s first major solo exhibition […]

23 October 2012

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Major Jannis Kounellis Exhibition For London’s Parasol Unit

Considered a protagonist of Arte Povera, an art movement that emerged in Italy during the 1960s, Kounellis embarked on his artistic career by creating some of the most radical art works of the time. Often combining the inanimate and animate, he boldly incorporated things such as propane torches, plants and animals as integral if not […]

1 October 2012

Bharti Kher’s Surreal World Of Cyborgs Bindis And White Elephants

Review – Bharti Kher’s is one of India’s best-known contemporary artists. Collections of Her work has attracted the attention of important collectors such as François Pinault, Charles Saatchi and Frank Cohen. To name a few.  Although the artist was born and bred in England, she settled in India permanently in 1992 after meeting her future […]

5 March 2012

Tracing Lines of Thought At Parasol Unit

Lines of Thought @ Parasol Unit – REVIEW ‘Lines of Thought’ is the current exhibition at Parasol Unit (that beautiful space in Angel with brick walls and high ceilings), and presents an ensemble of work from 15 contemporary artists, from the 1960s to the present, each of whom use line in innovative and imaginative ways. […]

8 February 2012

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Can Contemporary Artists Draw, Asks Parasol Unit

Upcoming exhibition at Parasol Unit will examine the role of line in work of contemporary artists A new exhibition at Parasol Unit will explore the work of 15 contemporary artists, whose work centres on using line in creatively challenging ways. Throughout the history of art, line as a basic element of artistic expression has been used […]

24 November 2011

Edefalk and Wahlstrand Reminisce At Parasol Unit

  We review the show dedicated to the work of two contemporary Swedish artists Cecilia Edefalk and Gunnel Wåhlstrand Edefalk presents us with a series of twelve (very) different painted versions of the same nude statue, all called ‘Double White Venus’. While there is no sense of direction, repeated action, or consistent approach in this […]