Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


David Batchelor


Top Pick

artist Matt Calderwood

Year 2016
Medium Gouache and spray paint on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21.0 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Wed 26 April, 2017 at 9:00pm

David Batchelor:

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.