Posts Tagged ‘Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art’

HEIDI BUCHER // PARASOL UNIT FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, LONDON

By Dr. Kostas Prapoglou The diversity of the visual vocabulary of Heidi Bucher (1926-1993) stems from her unique relationship with space and time and the way these two intertwine with her life experiences and their emotional backdrop. Born in Winterthur, Switzerland, she attended the School for the Applied Arts in Zurich, moved with her family to[…]

MARTIN PURYEAR // PARASOL UNIT, LONDON, UK

by Dr. Kostas Prapoglou Martin Puryear’s (b.1941) first solo show in a public institution in London embraces a survey of almost four decades of artistic production. His first solo exhibition, which took place in 1968 at Gröna Palletten Galleri when he was studying printmaking at the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm, was[…]

MAGICAL SURFACES: THE UNCANNY IN CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY // PARASOL UNIT, LONDON

By Dr. Kostas Prapoglou Magical Surfaces: The Uncanny in Contemporary Photography is the new exhibition at Parasol Unit Foundation For Contemporary Art, featuring the works of seven photographers belonging to two different generations. Stephen Shore and Joel Sternfeld were both born in the 1940s whereas Jörg Sasse, Elger Esser, Sonja Braas, David Claerbout and Julie[…]