Parasol unit - foundation for contemporary art
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art presents the work of Welsh painter Merlin James, focusing on a selection of works from his early career in the 1980s to the present. This will be the artist’s first major solo exhibition in a London institution.
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
Storyteller Nell Phoenix will lead the group through the landscapes, over the bridges, and in and out of the doorways of Merlin James' paintings.
Image: Courtesy of Parasol unit
This lecture by Professor Margaret Iversen will explore the different psychodynamic relationships played out through artists’ use of carving and modelling.
Image: Courtesy of Nick Lu
Exhibiting artist Merlin James will introduce his art criticism and research in relation to his work as a painter.
Image: Portrait courtesy of Merlin James
'From the cutting collection' pendant and chain is cast elegantly in titanium and serves as a reference to the restorative process which Nuur believes should be celebrated and preserved.
Navid Nuur, From the cutting collection, 2013