Parasol unit presents the first major UK survey of artist Siah Armajani. This landmark exhibition traces Armajani’s intimate works on paper from the 1950s to present day public sculpture commissions.
Siah Armajani: Alfred Whitehead Reading Room, 2013. Wood, plexiglass, brass, glass, 244 x 366 x 488 cm. Commissioned by Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art on the occasion of the exhibition Siah Armajani: An Ingenious World.
Parasol unit presents the work of Welsh painter Merlin James, focusing on a selection of works from his early career in the 1980s to the present.
Merlin James, Signal Box, 2004 - 2007, Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 57 cm, Courtesy of the artist, Mummery + Schnelle, London, and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York © Merlin James
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to host the largest and most extensive presentation of the work of Iranian-born Dutch artist Navid Nuur.
Navid Nuur ‘Untitled’, 2006–2008 Light box, paint and sensor 60 x 80 cm Courtesy the artist, Plan B Cluj, Berlin and Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present a solo exhibition of works by painter, sculptor and performance artist Jannis Kounellis.
Jannis Kounellis Parasol unit installation view 2012 Photo Stephen White
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present works by Bharti Kher in her first solo exhibition held in a public art institution in London.
Bharti Kher: 'The skin speaks a language not its own', 2006. Bindis on fibreglass Life size, 142 x 456.2 x 195 cm (56 x 179½ x 76¾ in). Private collection, Switzerland. Photography: Bartholomew/Netphotograph. © Bharti Kher
Dedicated to the filmic works of Belgian artist David Claerbout, this exhibition features pieces he has made since the year 2000. It is Claerbout's first solo show in a public London gallery.
'The Quiet Shore', 2011, single-channel video projection, black & white, silent, 36 min 32 sec loop. Courtesy Lilian and Billy Mauer
This exhibition explores the work, selected from the 1960s to today, of fifteen contemporary artists in whose finished work line has become a prominent element.
'Lines of Thought' Parasol unit installation view detail. Courtesy Helene Appel and Conrad Shawcross. Photo Stephen White
This extraordinary exhibition was dedicated to two contemporary Swedish artists, Cecilia Edefalk and Gunnel Wåhlstrand. Since the late 1980s, Cecilia Edefalk has been one of Sweden's leading...
'Time and Memory', 2011 Installation view Courtesy Parasol unit and artists Photo: Stephen White
After the resounding success of his first exhibition at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art in 2006, the foundation dedicated a second major solo exhibition to the renowned Chinese artist...
Yang Fudong: 'Fifth Night, 2011', Parasol unit installation view detail. Photo Hugo Glendinning
Parasol unit dedicated a solo exhibition to the Polish artist Jakub Julian Ziółkowski. Ziółkowski’s paintings are a wild hallucinatory journey into his strange andange and often frightening...
Jakub Julian Ziolkowski: 'In Utero, 2011', Parasol unit installation view detail, Photo Stephen White