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Robert Therrien: Works 1975–1995 2 October - 11 December 2016 (preview Saturday, 1 October, 12 noon - 2 pm)

Robert Therrien: Works 1975–1995

Parasol unit presents the first major solo exhibition in Europe of Robert Therrien's works from his earlier oeuvre, featuring 43 works including sculpture, reliefs and works on paper.

Robert Therrien, No title, 1985. Tin on bronze, 87 x 41.3 cm (34¼ x 16¼ in). Courtesy of Mary Patricia Anderson Pence. Photography by Douglas M. Parker Studio.

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New Publication! Robert Therrien: Works 1975–1995

New Publication! Robert Therrien: Works 1975–1995

To mark the occasion of 'Robert Therrien: Works 1975–1995' exhibition, Parasol unit has published a comprehensive, limited edition publication.

'Robert Therrien: Works 1975–1995', publication, 2016.

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Sunday Family Workshop: A Book of Symbols and Journeys Sunday, 2 October, 2:30-4 pm

Sunday Family Workshop: A Book of Symbols and Journeys

Families can explore the world of visual symbols and create books filled with spontaneous shapes.

Image credit: Alexandra Hughes

Upcoming Exhibition

Robert Therrien: Works 1975–1995 2 October - 11 December 2016 (preview Saturday, 1 October, 12-2 p.m.)

Robert Therrien: Works 1975–1995

Robert Therrien, No title, 1991. Steel, paper, enamel, mixed media, 147.3 x 269.2 x 33 cm (58 x 106 x 13 in). Courtesy of Berlingieri Collection. Photography by Douglas M. Parker Studio.


 
Past exhibition

Rana Begum: The Space Between 30 June - 18 September 2016

Rana Begum: The Space Between

An exhibition by Rana Begum, the Bangladeshi-British artist’s first solo presentation in a public institution in the UK, bringing together a selection of past and recent works.

Rana Begum: 'No. 480' (detail), 2013. Paint on powder-coated aluminium, 200 x 155 x 8 cm (20 sections). Courtesy of the artist and Begum Studio.


 
Past Project

Parasolstice - Winter Light 2015: Charles Avery 15 October - 6 December 2015

Parasolstice - Winter Light 2015: Charles Avery

For Parasolstice - Winter Light 2015, Parasol unit and Edinburgh Art Festival have co-commissioned Charles Avery's 'Tree no.5 (from the Jadindagadendar)', 2015.

Charles Avery: 'Tree no.5 (from the Jadindagadendar)' (detail), 2015. Image credit: 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.


 

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