David Batchelor, ‘MOPB 2’, 2019, Ingleby Gallery
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David Batchelor

MOPB 2, 2019

Found objects and concrete
3 1/10 × 5 9/10 × 11 4/5 in
8 × 15 × 30 cm
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Edinburgh, London
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Ingleby Gallery
Edinburgh, London

David Batchelor’s (b. 1955, Dundee, Scotland) primary concern is colour. His work expresses a sheer …

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David Batchelor
British, b. 1955
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Concerned primarily with color and with the way we see and respond to different hues in the digital age, David Batchelor makes sculptural installations out of found objects. Mining cheap stores, markets, and city streets, Batchelor accumulates mass-produced items, disused domestic objects, and scrap industrial materials—including lightboxes, neon tubing, and plastics—which he repurposes to create colorful, often luminous, structures and forms. “If I use colors to begin to dissolve forms, I also use forms to prevent colors becoming entirely detached from their everyday existence,” he has said. Batchelor is also a writer and has written extensively on color theories, including a book, Chromophobia, which argues that a fear of corruption or contamination through color pervades Western cultural and intellectual thought.

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Edinburgh, London

David Batchelor’s (b. 1955, Dundee, Scotland) primary concern is colour. His work expresses a sheer delight in the myriad brilliant hues of the urban environment and is underlined by a critical concern with how we see and respond to colour in our advanced technological age.

His studio is a treasure trove piled high …

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David Batchelor
British, b. 1955
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Concerned primarily with color and with the way we see and respond to different hues in the digital age, David Batchelor makes sculptural installations out of found objects. Mining cheap stores, markets, and city streets, Batchelor accumulates mass-produced items, disused domestic objects, and scrap industrial materials—including lightboxes, neon tubing, and plastics—which he repurposes to create colorful, often luminous, structures and forms. “If I use colors to begin to dissolve forms, I also use forms to prevent colors becoming entirely detached from their everyday existence,” he has said. Batchelor is also a writer and has written extensively on color theories, including a book, Chromophobia, which argues that a fear of corruption or contamination through color pervades Western cultural and intellectual thought.

David Batchelor

MOPB 2, 2019

Found objects and concrete
3 1/10 × 5 9/10 × 11 4/5 in
8 × 15 × 30 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Edinburgh, London
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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