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Board Member David Batchelor

Board Member David Batchelor

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David Batchelor

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David Batchelor is an artist and writer based in London. He makes three-dimensional works, photographs and drawings and paintings that relate to a long term interest in colour and urbanism. Recent exhibitions include Flatlands, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh/Spike Island, Bristol (2013/14); Magic Hour, Gemeentmuseum, The Hague (2012); Chromophilia: 1995-2010, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro (2010); Color Chart, Museum of Modern Art, New York/Tate Liverpool (2008/9); Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York (2005); Shiny Dirty, Ikon Gallery Birmingham (2004), and the 26th Bienal De Sao Paulo (2004).  Chromophobia, Batchelor’s book on colour and the fear of colour in the West, was published by Reaktion Books, London, in 2000 and is now available in eight languages.  His new book on colour, The Luminious and the Grey, was published by Reaktion in 2014.