David Batchelor

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  • View large image Magic Hour Drawings, 2013

    David Bachelor, Magic Hour Drawings, 2013 Spray paint, ink and paper on squared paper, 35.5 x 28 cm Courtesy of the artist, Galeria Leme, São Paolo and Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

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    Mary Doyle, Tania Kovats, David Batchelor, Kate Macfarlane & David Musgrave in conversation

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    Mary Doyle, Tania Kovats, David Batchelor, Kate Macfarlane & David Musgrave in conversation

David Batchelor (b. 1955, Dundee, Scotland) lives and works in London. Studied Fine Art at Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham (1975- 1978) and Cultural Theory at Birmingham University (1978- 1980). Batchelor’s work comprises three-dimensional structures, paintings, photographs and drawings, and mostly relates to a long term interest in colour and urbanism. Select solo exhibitions include Chromatology, Ab-Anbar Gallery, Tehran (2017); Reef, Handel Street Projects, London (2016); Glowsticks, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo (2016); Flatlands, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2013); Magic Hour, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag (2012); Brighton-Palermo ReMix, Brighton Festival (2012); Slugfest, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo (2012); Chromophilia, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro (2010); Unplugged, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (2007); and South Bank Spectrum, South Bank Centre (2006). Select group exhibitions include Light Show Hayward Gallery, London, MAC Sydney, Sharjah Art Foundation and MAC Santiago (2013-16);  Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); Abstract Drawing, Drawing Room, London (2014); Color Chart, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2008) and Tate Liverpool (2009); Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York (2005); the Biennial de Santiago, Chile (2005); and the 26th Bienal De São Paulo (2004). Batchelor is represented by Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo and Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh.

Last updated: 23.02.2017

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