Magical Surfaces: The Uncanny in Contemporary Photography
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. 591, L Fold' (detail), 2015. Paint on stainless steel, 98 x 118 x 33 cm. Courtesy of the artist and BISCHOFF / WEISS. Photography by Philip White.
Parasol unit presents 'Magical Surfaces: The Uncanny in Contemporary Photography', an exhibition that explores the uncanny in photography, as exemplified in the works of seven contemporary artists.
David Claerbout, 'KING (after Alfred Wertheimer’s 1956 picture of a young man named Elvis Presley)' [detail], 2015-16. Courtesy of the artist and galleries, Sean Kelly, New York and Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels.
Parasol unit's first exhibition of 2016 will be 'For They that Sow the Wind' by the French-Swiss artist Julian Charrière.
Julian Charrière, 'For They That Sow the Wind', 2016. Installation view at Parasol unit, London. Photograph: Jack Hems. Courtesy of Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art.
'The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium' curated by Luc Tuymans for Parasol unit 9 September - 6 December 2015
A major group exhibition of selected abstract Belgian artists curated by renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans for Parasol unit.
Boy & Erik Stappaerts, 'Polarization painting' (detail), 2015. Varnish on lacquer on aluminium panel, 181 x 107 x 1.5 cm. Collection Stéphane Verbeeck. Photo: viktorbentley studio
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
Parasol unit presents an exhibition of works by Cuban art collective, Los Carpinteros - their first major show in public London institution.
Los Carpinteros, 'Candela' (detail), 2013. Painted MDF, LED lights, dimensions variable. © Los Carpinteros Photo Jack Hems. Courtesy of Parasol unit
Parasol unit’s first exhibition of 2015 will be a solo exhibition devoted to the work of London-based painter Katy Moran.
Katy Moran, 'Rock Face with a Face' (detail), 2013, collage and acrylic on canvas, 38 x 46 cm. Collection of Carole Server and Oliver Frankel
Parasol unit will present a collection of artworks donated by artists, who have previously exhibited in one of the foundations exhibitions, or are long term supporters or friends.
Y.Z Kami, 'Blue Dome 1' (detail), 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery, New York.
Parasol unit presents a solo exhibition of new work by the artist Jimmie Durham.
Courtesy Jimmie Durham. Photo: Kai Vollmer