David Batchelor | the artist
The artist David Batchelor
Born 1955, Dundee, Scotland.
Lives and works in London, UK, .
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Through his artwork and writing, David Batchelor explores the concept of colour as a unique phenomenon: how colours omnipresence in everyday experience transcends function and aesthetics to create its own symbolic orders…
The boxes Batchelor uses are scavenged exit signs (an objet trouve from the industrial backyards of London), each with a slick sheet of colored Perspex covering its front. The light tubes inside the boxes make the color of the Perspex jump forward into the viewer's space…
David Batchelors work is concerned above all things with colour, a sheer delight in the myriad brilliant hues of the urban environment and underlined by a critical concern with how we see and respond to colour in this advanced technological age…