The ‘Billboard for Edinburgh’ project ran from 2008 - 2016, when the Gallery was situated in its Calton Road premises and transformed a defunct billboard on the end wall of the building. The Billboard installation would change every three months and from each a limited edition print would be published. The list of …

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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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2019
David Batchelor: My Own Private BauhausIngleby Gallery
2016
5 Years at Heddon StreetPippy Houldsworth Gallery
2013
Tell Me Whom You Haunt: Marcel Duchamp and the Contemporary ReadymadeBlain | Southern
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November Drawing, 2015

Archival inkjet print with screenprint
15 × 18 in
38.2 × 45.8 cm
Edition of 50
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The ‘Billboard for Edinburgh’ project ran from 2008 - 2016, when the Gallery was situated in its …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Ingleby Gallery

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.

Collected by a major museum
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Selected exhibitions (3)
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