Current Art Fairs
4 July – 7 October 2018
Parafin is pleased to participate for a second time in Frieze Sculpture showing new work by Hugo Wilson. Exploring the ways in which culture generates systems of belief and meaning, Wilson draws upon diverse material – from Italian Baroque sculpture to the 1980s cartoon, Thundercats – to create a new super-reality in bronze, Pact, being shown for the first time in Regent's Park.
Past Art Fairs
Parafin will make its debut at The Armory Show in 2018 with a solo 'Presents' booth with new work by Justin Mortimer.
Discovery: Hynek Martinec
19-22 April 2018
Parafin will participate at Art Brussels for the third time in 2018, this year showing work by Czech painter Hynek Martinec in the 'Discovery' section.
18-21 May 2017
Parafin will make its debut at Photo London in 2017 with the curated presentation 'Black Light', showing early works by Tim Head alongside work by Nancy Holt, Michelle Stuart and Katie Paterson.
5-7 May 2017
Indrė Šerpytytė will premiere new works from her Pedestal series in the Focus section of Frieze New York at Randall's Island Park.
21-23 April 2017
The dramatic Tour and Taxis building will host Art Brussels again in 2017. Parafin will show in the main section, with work by three artists often referencing Old Masters in their work: Alison Watt, Hugo Wilson, and Uwe Wittwer.
Spotlight: Michelle Stuart
6-9 October 2016
Parafin will be showing early work by Michelle Stuart, including an important series made in England between 1979-81, in the 'Spotlight' section of Frieze Masters in October 2016.
Frieze Sculpture Park
Fernando Casasempere: Second Skin
5 October 2016 – 8 January 2017
Chilean sculptor Fernando Casasempere will create a new site-specific installation for Frieze Sculpture Park comprising over 1,500 hand-sculpted porcelain elements.
Frieze New York
Spotlight: Nancy Holt. Booth C51
5-8 May 2016
Parafin will showcase rarely seen work by Nancy Holt in the 'Spotlight' section of Frieze Art Fair New York.
Parafin will participate in the 'Main' section of Art Brussels in 2016, taking place in a new location, the Tour & Taxis, a turn of the 20th century industrial customs house located in central Brussels.
For further information please visit www.artbrussels.com
Parafin is delighted to be participating in Artissima, Turin, from 6-8 November, presenting a solo booth with Katie Paterson in the 'Present Future' section.
The presentation includes Paterson's Timepieces (Solar System), a series of nine clocks that tell the time on other planets and Campo del Cielo, Field of the Sky, a meteorite that has been cast, melted, and re-cast back into a new version of itself.
Artissima's 'Present Future' section is devoted to emerging talents, selected by a board of young curators from around the world. Katie Paterson has been chosen by Fatos Üstek, currently the Art Fund Curator at 'fig-2: 50 projects in 50 weeks', London.
Parafin can be found in the Present Future section, booth number PF17
For further information please visit www.artissima.it