Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is a not-for-profit exhibition space devoted to promoting contemporary art for the benefit of the public. The core activity of Parasol unit is an outstanding exhibition programme which shows innovative and thought-provoking work by international contemporary artists. The foundation mounts three to four exhibitions a year in a variety of media: sculpture, painting, installation, video and photography, including some specifically commissioned works. Most of the exhibitions are accompanied by a publication, an artist's monograph or catalogue, which is distributed worldwide.
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Parasol Unit is one of London's most prominent art galleries. Tucked away in Wharf Road en route from Shoreditch to King's Cross it is very much a destination with consistently impressive programming. More than simply a gallery it is also a foundation, privately funded, with a broader, not-for-profit mandate than its seeming competitors, although to be quite honest I've not explored this...more
The Parasol Unit, a foundation for contemporary art, is an exhibition space promoting current working artist's projects. The foundation is privately funded and not-for-profit so it's free for the public to visit. They put on three to four shows a year and most exhibitions are dedicated to one artist whose work is spread throughout the two floors of light and airy gallery space.