Parasol unit June 2017: News + Events

Monique Frydman, L’Absinthe, 1989. Pastel and pigments on cotton canvas, 190 x 570 cm (75 x 224½ in), overall. Collection of the artist. Photograph by Monique Frydman Studio.

Parasol unit, London.

Upcoming Exhibition

MONIQUE FRYDMAN
PREVIEW: TUESDAY, 6 JUNE, 6 – 8 PM
7 June – 12 August 2017

Join us for the preview of Monique Frydman‘s first solo exhibition in a public UK institution at Parasol unit on Tuesday 6 June from 6-8 pm. The vibrant, colour-saturated canvases of Frydman’s abstract paintings presented in this exhibition span some thirty years of the French artist’s career.  READ MORE


Education + Events

PANEL DISCUSSION
With artist Monique Frydman, art critic and writer, Michael Glover, & Founder/Director of Parasol unit Dr. Ziba Ardalan
Wednesday 7 June, 7 pm
£8/6 (conc)  BOOK NOW

EARLY YEARS WORKSHOP
Project Light – Absent Remains
With artist educator Natalie Zervou
from Starting with Art
Thursday 15 June, 10 am – 12 pm
£2 per child/ £3 per parent/carer
Suitable for under 5s  BOOK NOW

TEACHER & ARTISTS WORKSHOP
An Introduction to Stop-Motion Animation
By Into Film
Thursday 29 June, 4 – 6 pm
FREE (£5 suggested donation)
Book via Eventbrite link  BOOK NOW

SUNDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP
Painting in Pastel
With artist educator Flora Duley
Sunday 9 July, 2 – 4 pm
£2 per child/ £3 per parent/carer
Suitable for over 5s  BOOK NOW

POETRY WORKSHOP
Abstract Witness
With poet and musician Simon Pomery
In partnership with the drawing shed
Tuesday 11 July, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
£8/6 (conc)  BOOK NOW

SUNDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP
Colour and Light
With illustrator Anna Rumsby
Sunday 23 July, 2 – 4 pm
£2 per child/ £3 per parent/carer
Suitable for over 5s  BOOK NOW

Thank you to Cass Art Islington for kindly supporting our
2017 Education Programme.


Current Project

Julien Tiberi, The Panoramic Dailies #2, 2016. Concrete, resin and glitter 110 x 130 x 218 cm (43.3 x 51.2 x 85.8 in). Installation view at Parasol unit. Photography by Ben Westoby.

ON THE TERRACE
JULIEN TIBERI: THE PANORAMIC DAILIES #2
Continues through to Saturday 12 August 2017

Julien Tiberi‘s concrete sculpture, The Panoramic Dailies #2, portrays a group of huddled figures engrossed in something mysterious. Tiberi explores the concept of quantum entanglement within his works, a phenomenon where pairs or groups interact in such a way that they cannot be defined independently of others.

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MONIQUE FRYDMAN
PUBLICATION

This publication includes insightful essays by Michael Glover, London-based poet, art critic, editor and publisher, Farah Nayeri, culture writer based in London who writes for The New York Times, and Ziba Ardalan, Founder/Director and Curator of Parasol unit, London.

Price: £50

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MONIQUE FRYDMAN
UNIQUE LIMITED EDITION

Smoke of Darkness, 2017
Eight unique monotypes
Etching ink on Japanese paper, mounted on Rives paper
75 x 48 cm (29½ x 19 in), print
80 x 53 cm (31½ x 20¾ in), mount

Price: £1,500

For each unique monotype, Frydman decided to substitute the press machine with the pressure of her own hand and fingers, to stay close to the concept of painting and of the “intelligence of the hand” and its sensitivity.

Contact us to reserve an edition


Sardine Restaurant

Sardine beside Parasol unit

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Available Tuesday to Friday 12 – 3 pm and Monday to Friday 6 – 7 pm

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