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David Batchelor

David Batchelor is an artist and writer based in London. His work has been exhibited widely in the UK, continental Europe, the Americas and, more recently, the Middle East and Asia. Batchelor has also written a number of books and essays on colour theory, including ‘Chromophobia’ (2000).

Recent exhibitions include ‘My Own Private Bauhaus’, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2019), ‘Chromatology’, Ab-Anbar Gallery, Tehran (2017); ‘Monochrome Archive 1997-2015’, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2015); ‘Flatlands’, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh and Spike Island, Bristol (2013-14); ‘Light Show’ (2013-16), Hayward Gallery, London, MAC Sydney, Sharjah Art Foundation and MAC Santiago; ‘Chromophilia: 1995-2010’, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro (2010); '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); ‘Shiny Dirty’, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2004); the ‘26th Bienal De São Paulo’ (2004); ‘Sodium and Asphalt’, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City (2003); and ‘Days Like These: Tate Britain Triennial of Contemporary Art’, Tate Britain, London (2003).

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