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. He studied Fine Art at Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham from 1975- 1978 and Cultural Theory at Birmingham University from 1978- 1980. Batchelor’s work comprises three-dimensional structures, photographs and drawings, and mostly relates to a long term interest in colour and urbanism. Recent solo exhibitions include: Flatlands, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2013); Magic Hour, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag (2012); Brighton-Palermo ReMix, Brighton Festival (2012); Slugfest, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo (2012); Magic Pavement, Pavement Gallery, Manchester Metropolitian University (2012); Chromophilia, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro (2010); Unplugged (Remix), Wilkinson Gallery, London (2007); Unplugged, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (2007); and South Bank Spectrum, South Bank Centre (2006). Selected group exhibitions include: Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); Abstract Drawing, Drawing Room, London (2014); Light Show, Hayward Gallery, London (2013); Illuminated, Quad, Derby (2012); With Thus Apple I will Astonish, Large Glass, London (2012); The Curator’s Egg Altera Pars, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (2012); The Shape of Things to Come, Saatchi Gallery, London (2011); and Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London (2010). Batchelor is represented by Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo.

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