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The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium curated by Luc Tuymans for Parasol unit 9 September - 6 December 2015

The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium curated by Luc Tuymans for Parasol unit

Parasol unit presents 'The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium' curated by Luc Tuymans for Parasol unit.

Boy & Erik Stappaerts: 'Polarisation painting' (detail), 2015. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Viktorbentley studio

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Luc Tuymans in Conversation with Gert Robijns and Pieter Vermeesch Wednesday 9 September, 7 pm

Luc Tuymans in Conversation with Gert Robijns and Pieter Vermeesch

An opportunity to hear artist Luc Tuymans in conversation with two of the selected artists exhibiting in the current show 'The Gap.

Image credit: Alex Salinas

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Video: In conversation with Katrín Sigurðardóttir and Ziba Ardalan

Video: In conversation with Katrín Sigurðardóttir and Ziba Ardalan

Opportunity to hear an in conversation with Icelandic artist Katrín Sigurðardóttir and Ziba Ardalan, Founder/Director of Parasol unit.

Image credit: Sonny Sanjay Vadgama and Parasol unit

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Katrín Sigurðardóttir: 'Fingal's Cave', 2015 £100

Katrín Sigurðardóttir: 'Fingal's Cave', 2015

Brand new limited edition by Icelandic artist Katrín Sigurðardóttir to accompany her exhibition, 'Supra Terram'.

Katrín Sigurðardóttir: 'Fingal's Cave' (detail), 2015. Polymer Gravure on Velvet Somerset 300gsm white 38 x 35 cm Edition of 30 Signed, numbered and dated by the artist.

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Video: Towards Tomorrow - 10th Anniversary Auction Film

Video: Towards Tomorrow - 10th Anniversary Auction Film

In celebration of Parasol unit’s 10th Anniversary, this film created by Sonny Sanjay Vadgama weaves together the narrative of Parasol unit's past, present and future featuring interviews with Shezad Dawood, Antony Gormley and Conrad Shawcross.

Future Exhibition

The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium curated by Luc Tuymans for Parasol unit 9 September - 6 December 2015

The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium curated by Luc Tuymans for Parasol unit

A major group exhibition of selected abstract Belgian artists curated by renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans for Parasol unit.

Carla Arocha & Stéphane Schraenen, 'Column', 2015. Acrylic, stainless steel and Plexiglas, 300 x 130 x 130 cm. Courtesy of the artists. Simulation by Pieter Maes.


 
Past Exhibition

Katrín Sigurðardóttir: Supra Terram 12 June - 8 August 2015

Katrín Sigurðardóttir: Supra Terram

Parasol unit presents 'Katrín Sigurðardóttir: Supra Terram', the Icelandic artist's first major exhibition in a public London institution.

Katrín Sigurðardóttir, 'Supra Terram', 2015. Installation view at Parasol unit. Photo: Jack Hems. Courtesy of the artist and Parasol unit


 
Educational events

Educational events

Educational events

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Family

Family

Family

Parasol unit’s Sunday Family Workshops offer creative afternoons of art activities suitable for all 5-15 year old and levels of ability. The foundation works regularly with local artist educators to deliver a dynamic array of activities as a means of exploring the current exhibitions, ranging from clay-modelling, mask making and lino printing to photography and moving image workshops.


 
The gallery is currently closed for the installation of the new exhibition.

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