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Ensconced in Kinglike Comfort, Mykonos Hasn't Looked as Ravishing

Ensconced in Kinglike Comfort, Mykonos Hasn't Looked as Ravishing

Pencil, Paper, Scissors… Paper Cut Illustrations by John Ed De Vera

Pencil, Paper, Scissors… Paper Cut Illustrations by John Ed De Vera

A Communal Spot for the Tiger Moms of Shanghai by Wutopia Lab

A Communal Spot for the Tiger Moms of Shanghai by Wutopia Lab

All-White by Day, Colour-Washed by Night: A Mexico City Residence Reinvents Minimalism

All-White by Day, Colour-Washed by Night: A Mexico City Residence Reinvents Minimalism

Patricia Bustos' Retro-Futuristic

Patricia Bustos' Retro-Futuristic "Wonder Galaxy" in Madrid

Elger Esser, '33 Saint-Jean-de-Luz', 2008. C-print, hand-coloured, Alu Dibond, Forex, Unique, 180 x 281 cm / Framed 184 x 285 x 4 cm. Private collection © Elger Esser 2016. Courtesy the artist.

Joel Sternfeld,  

McLean, Virginia, December 1978, 

1978 (printed 2003). 

Digital c-print, 

Edition of 10 + 2 AP, 
106.7 x 133.3 cm / Paper122 x 148.6 cm / Framed 125.9 x 153 x 5.7 cm. 

Zabludowicz Collection
© Joel Sternfeld; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.

Stephen Shore, 

'Brownsville, Tennessee, May 3, 1974', 

1974 (printed 2014). 

C-print, 

Edition of 8, 
43.2 x 55.2 cm / Paper 50.8 x 61 cm / Framed 59 x 68 cm. 

Courtesy of the artist and 303 Gallery, New York.

David Claerbout, 'KING (after Alfred Wertheimer’s 1956 picture of a young man named Elvis Presley)' (detail), 2015-16.  Single-channel video projection, HD animation, black-and-white, silent, 10-minute loop. Courtesy of the artist and galleries, Sean Kelly, New York and Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels.

Sonja Braas, 

'Firestorm' from 'The Quiet of Dissolution' series,  

2008. 

C-print, Diasec, frame, 

Edition of 8 + 2 AP, 
160 x 200 cm / Framed 170 x 210 cm. 

Courtesy Fabian & Claude Walter Gallery, Zurich.

  • 14 Wharf Rd, London N1 7RW, UK

  • Parasol unit foundation of contemporary art

  • Free

  • Monday by prior arrangement / Tuesday – Saturday 10.00 – 18.00 / Sunday 12.00 – 17.00

  • +44 20 7490 7373

  • parasol-unit.org

13 April - 26 June, 2016

Magical Surfaces: The Uncanny in Contemporary Photography

London, United Kingdom

Parasol unit presents an exhibition that explores the uncanny in photography, as exemplified in the works of seven contemporary artists: Sonja Braas, David Claerbout, Elger Esser, Julie Monaco, Jörg Sasse, Stephen Shore and Joel Sternfeld.

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