Parasol unit - foundation for contemporary art
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In 2014 Parasol unit presents the first major UK survey of artist Canan Tolon. This exhibition provides an in-depth insight into Tolon's earliest paintings from 1986 to the present day.
Canan Tolon, ‘Glitch II’ (detail), 2007. Oil on canvas, 140 x 81 cm. Private Collection Tim & Nancy Howes. Photo: Eli Ridgway
Trauma, Humour and Repetition: Lecture by Dennis Duncan and Gill Partington, Birbeck Thursday 23 January, 19.00
Gill Partington and Dennis Duncan look at two very different literary representations of repetition: Tom McCarthy’s 'Remainder' and Raymond Queneau’s mid-century classic, 'Exercises in Style'.
Canan Tolon: 'Time After Time', 2012. Oil on clayboard,125 panels. Installation view, Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Courtesy of Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco. Photography: Canan Tolon
Listen in to a recording of a public talk by artist Siah Armajani. This talk offers an opportunity to gain a unique insight into the philosophy and working practice of this world renowned artist.