David Batchelor

CONTACT

studio@davidbatchelor.co.uk
download CV

GALERIA LEME – SÃO PAULO
info@galerialeme.com
www.galerialeme.com

INGLEBY GALLERY – EDINBURGH
info@inglebygallery.com
www.inglebygallery.com

BIOGRAPHY

1955, 17 July
Born – Dundee, Scotland

1973–75
Foundation Course
Watford College of Art

1975–78
BA (Hons) Fine Art
Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham

1978–80
MA Cultural Studies
Centre of Contemporary Cultural Studies University of Birmingham

One Person Exhibitions

2019

My Own Private Bauhaus
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
24 July – 28 September

David Batchelor and Alfredo Vollpi
Casa Leme, Sao Paulo
4 April – 5 May

2018

Psychogeometry 2
Curated by David Thomas
Site Eight, RMIT, Melbourne
9–24 May

Colour Is
Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne
4 May – 2 June

Sixty Minute Spectrum
Hayward Gallery, London
22 November 2017 – 25 March 2018

2017

Psychogeometry
Matt’s Gallery, London
26 April – 11 June

Chromatology
Ab-Anbar Gallery, Tehran
3 February – 3 March

2016

Reef
Handel Street Projects, London
17 September – 12 November

Glowsticks
Galeria Leme, São Paulo
15 March – 23 April

2015

Flatlands Remix
Virginia Commonwealth University, Doha
25 March – 21 April

2014

Monochrome Archive 1997–2015
Whitechapel Gallery, London
22 December – 3 May

Chromolocomotion
St Pancras International, London
8 April – 10 October

Concretos
New Art Centre, Salisbury
8 February – 16 March

2013

Wall to Wall
Centro Universitario Maria Antonia, São Paulo
15 August – 10 October

Flatlands
Spike Island, Bristol
22 November – 19 January

Flatlands
Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
3 May – 2 August

2012

Magic Hour
Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag
19 May – 9 September

Brighton-Palermo ReMix
Brighton Festival
5 May – 27 May

Slugfest
Galeria Leme, São Paulo
29 February – 31 March

Magic Pavement
Pavement Gallery, Manchester
16 February – 11 April

2011

2D3D
Karsten Schubert, London
8 August – 30 September

2010

Big Rock Candy Fountain
Archway tube station, London
1 November – 27 March

Chromophilia
Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro
9 September – 30 November

2008

Backlights
Galeria Leme, São Paulo
8 October – 30 November

2007

Unplugged (Remix)
Wilkinson Gallery, London
11 October – 20 November

Unplugged
Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
27 July – 29 September
[cat.]

2006

South Bank Spectrum
South Bank Centre
Christmas Lights Commission
1 December – 6 January
[reinstalled annually until 2015]

2005

Ten Silhouettes
Gloucester Road Underground Station, London
27 June – 24 October

2004

Shiny Dirty
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
4 February – 28 March
[cat.]

2003

The Spectrum of Hackney Road
Wilkinson Gallery, London
12 September – 12 October

2002

Barrier
38 Langham Street, London
15 March – 28 April

2001

ShinyDirty
Habitat, London
21 March – 24 June

2000

Electric Colour Tower
Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London
6 September – 28 January

Apocalypstick
Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London
30 March – 1 May

1998

Monochromobiles
The Economist Plaza, London
15 January – 3 March

1997

Shelf-Like, Frame-Like, Note-Like
Byam Shaw School of Art, London
4 – 21 May

Polymonochromes
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
17 January – 6 April

1996

Polymonochrome Drawings
Soho House, London
23 January – 2 March

1995

Serial Colour
Curtain Road Arts, London
22 September – 18 October

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020

Reduct: Abstraction and Geometry in Contemporary Scottish Art
Royal Scotish Academy, Edinburgh
25 October – 22 November

Summer Exhibition
Curated by Jane and Louise Wilson
Royal Academy, London
6 October – 3 January 2021

Ideas Travel Faster than Light
Mecklenburgh Square Garden, London
26 – 29 September

New Work
Waddington Custot, London
29 June – 14 August

2019

Habitat: Artists Making Furniture Or Things That Might Be Confused As Furniture
JGM Gallery, London
6 November – 7 December

Summer Exhibition
Curated by Jane and Louise Wilson
Royal Academy, London
7 June – 17 August

Colour is a Verb
Curated by David Sequeira
Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
30 May – 16 June

Objects of Wonder: British Sculptures from 1950s - present
Palais Populaire, Berlin
1 February – 27 May

Criminal Ornamentation
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
19 January - 17 March

2018

PRISM: The Art and Science of Light
The Glucksman, Cork
1 December – 10 March 2019

The Monochrome: New Beginnings
JPNF Museum, Dubai
23 October – 28 February 2019

The Everyday and the Extraordinary
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
29 September – 6 January 2019

Criminal Ornamentation
Curated by Yinka Shonibare
Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester
21 September – 16 December

Great Artists / Great Teachers
The Levinsky Gallery, University of Plymouth
17 September – 17 November

A Certain Darkness
CaixaForum, Barcelona
19 June – 5 January 2019

Summer Exhibition
Curated by Grayson Perry
Royal Academy, London
12 June – 19 August

The Everyday and Extraordinary
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
9 June – 9 September

Monochrome: Empty and Full
Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne
4 May – 2 June

Sette Opere per la Misericordia
Chiesa del Pio Monte della Misericordia, Naples
21 April – 30 June

2017

Ingleby Gallery Presents
Fitzrovia Chapel, London
2 October – 5 October

Totem: Spirit Beings & Sacred Objects
Saatchi Gallery, London
13 September – 17 September

Art of the Postcard
Handel Street Projects, London
2 September – 8 October

Purity is a Myth
Curated by Michael Asbury
Roesler Hotel, Sao Paolo
10 June – 29 July

Colour Is
Waddington Custot, London
1 March – 22 April

Between Poles and Tides
Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
11 February – 6 May

A Certain Kind of Light
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
21 January – 7 May

2016

Night in the Museum
The Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
26 November – 12 February 2017

Five Years
Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
25 November – 04 February 2017

Three Triptychs
Intra Gallery, Naples, Italy
29 September – 12 November

Neon: The Charged Line
Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool
1 September – 7 January 2017

Night in the Museum
Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
16 July – 16 October

Seeing Round Corners
Turner Contemporary, Margate
21 May – 25 September

Light Show
CorpArtes, Santiago
17 May – 11 September

FOUND
The Foundling Museum, London
9 May – 4 September

2015

Light Show
Sharjah Art Foundation
19 September – 12 December

Sprayed
Gagosian Gallery, London
11 June – 28 August

Light Show
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
16 April – 5 July

Trial/Error/Art
Holden Gallery, University of Manchester
16 March – 8 May

In Light of the Monochrome
Dye House Gallery, Bradford
6 March – 25 March

Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915–2015
Whitechapel Gallery, London
15 January – 20 April

2014

Light Show
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
11 October – 8 February 2015

The Social Bases of Abstract Art
Uptown Gallery, Ramsgate
4 October – 15 November

Colour on Paper
Galeria Leme,Sao Paulo
26 June – 17 August

Leaping the Fence
Hestercombe House, Taunton
24 May – 14 September

Black and White
Royal Academy summer Exhibition, London
7 June – 17 August

50 Years On: The Centre of contemporary Cultural Studies
MAC Birmingham
10 May – 12 June

Somewhat Abstract
Nottingham Contemporary
11 April – 29 June

Uniquo
Galeria Carbono, Sao Paulo
22 March - 10 May

Shelf Show
Galerie Tom Christofferson, Copenhagen
7 March – 29 March

Abstract Drawing
The Drawing Room, London
20 February – 19 April

2013

Why Painting Now?
Galeria Senn, Vienna
11 October – 14 November

White
Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
14 September – 5 January 2014

Touching Colour
Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
27 June – 17 August

Tell Me Whom You Haunt: Marcel Duchamp and the Contemporary Readymade
Blain Southern, London
11 April – 18 May

Fragile
Isola di San Maggiore, Venice
8 April – 28 July

Light Show
Hayward Gallery, London
30 January – 28 April

2012

Illuminated
Quad, Derby
27 October – 3 February 2013

With An Apple I will Astonish
Large Glass, London
4 October – 12 January 2013

Luz na Cidade
various venues, Rio de Janeiro
18 – 29 June

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Royal Academy, London
4 June – August

The Curator's Egg Altera Pars
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2 February – 3 March

2011

Lumiere
various venues, Durham
17 – 20 November

Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain
Whitechapel Gallery, London
16 September – 4 December

The Shape of Things to Come
Saatchi Gallery, London
27 May – 16 October

Gravity's Rainbow
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
21 May – 30 July

A Painting Show
Autocenter, Berlin
15 – 30 April

2010

Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action
White Cube, London
8 July – 28 August

Open Light in Private Spaces: Biennale fur Internationale Lichtkunst
multiple venues, Unna, Germany
28 March – 27 May

The Gathering
Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
5 March – 18 April

Party
New Art Gallery, Walsall
11 February – 10 April

2009

Presque Rein III
Laure Genillard Gallery, London
17 October – 9 January 2010

Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today
Tate Liverpool
28 May – 13 September

Kaleidoscopic Revolver
Hanjiyun Contemporary Space, Beijing
23 March – 27 April
Total Museum, Seoul
3 May – 21 June

Better than Grey
Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery
21 January – 7 March

A Twighlight Art
Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York
17 January – 28 February

2008

Sculpture from the Scrapyard
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
3 September – 28 November

Conversations
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
27 September – 16 November

Irony & Gesture
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
18 July – 14 August
[cat.]

Folkestone Triennial
various venues, Folkestone
14 June – 14 September
[cat.]

Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today
Museum of Modern Art, New York
2 March – 12 May
[cat.]

2007

David Batchelor & Nikolai Suetin
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
11 – 23 August

Shifting Ground
Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
28 July – 22 September

Echo Room
Alaca 31, Madrid
27 March – 6 May
[cat.]

Abstraction: Extracting From the World
Millenium Galleries, Sheffiled
8 February – 13 May
[cat.]

2006

A noir, E blanche, I rouge, U vert, O blue: Farben
Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Germany
9 December – 11 March

Edinburgh Art Festival
off-site projects at the Palm House, Botanic Gardens and Old School, Edinburgh
27 July – 10 December

Thread
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
28 July – 9 September

Backdrop
Bloomberg Space, London
18 January – 12 March

2005

Radiance
Off-site projects in the Merchants’ Quarter, Glasgow
25 – 27 November

Double Meaning
Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo, Brazil
25 November – 21 December

Extreme Abstraction
Albright Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, New York
16 July – 20 October
[cat.]

Contrabandistas de Imágenes
Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile
31 March – 5 June
[cat.]

Untitled
Marc Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles
8 January – 10 February

2004

26th Bienal de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
25 September – 19 December
[cat.]

Sodium and Asphalt
Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City
8 July – 3 October

Chromosexuals
Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen, Norway
14 February – 21 March

2003

In Good Form: Recent Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection
Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
27 June – 19 October

Primary Colours
City Gallery, Leicester
28 June – 23 August

Days Like These: Tate Triennial of Contemporary Art
Tate Britain, London
27 February – 26 May
[cat.]

2002

Furori Uso
Ferrotel, Pescara, Italy
23 November – 20 January

ColorLove
Johnson County Community College, Kansas City
September – November
[cat.]

New Religious Art
Liverpool Biennial
July – September

Henry Peacock Gallery, London
29 March – 24 April

2001

Ruby
PEARL, London
9 November – 16 December

The Magic Hour: Art and Las Vegas
Neue Galerie, Graz
22 September – 4 November
[cat.]

Amidst Concrete, Clay and General Decay
Konstfack Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
12 – 23 September

Another Britannia
Tecla Sala, Barcelona
19 April – 4 July
Fundacion Marcelino Botin, Santander
29 July – 1 September
Museo de la Pasion, Valladolid
6 September – 7 October
[cat.]

2000

British Art Show 5
SNGMA, Edinburgh
7 April – 4 June
City Art Gallery, Southampton
23 June – 20 August
CVA, Cardiff
8 September – 5 November
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
24 November – 28 January
[cat.]

Fact and Value
Charlottenberg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
23 June – 20 August
[cat.]

Perfidy
Monastery of La Tourette, Eveux, France
9 September – 10 October
Kettles Yard, Cambridge
11 November – 7 January
[cat.]

1999

Limit Less
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
19 October – 27 November

POSTMARK: An Abstract Effect
SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico
27 March – 13 June
[cat.]

1998

Then and Now
Lisson Gallery, London
18 July – 12 September

1997

East International
The Sainsbury Centre/Norwich School of Art, Norwich
12 July – 30 August

1996

Station Transformation
Central Bus Station, Tel Aviv
21 November – 7 January

1993

July
Victoria Miro Gallery, London
18 July – 22 August

1991

Approaches to Realism
Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
11 March – 13 April
Goldsmiths Gallery, London
17 May – 15 June

1990

Rotation
Esther Schipper Gallery, Cologne
11 September – 14 October

Commissions

2019

King's Xmas
Temporary site specific installation
Granary Square, London

2018

Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain
Site specific sculpture
Eddington, Cambridge

Homage to Doctor Mirabilis
Site specific sculpture
Westgate Centre, Oxford

2016

Dublin Glowstick
Site specific sculpture
Fidelity offices, Dublin

2015

Chromocochere
Temporary site specific sculpture
MK Gallery, Milton Keynes

Chromorama
Site specific sculpture
5 Broadgate, London

19-20-21
Site specific installation
Lyric Theatre, London

Plato’s Disco
Site specific sculpture
Whitworth Art Galleries, Manchester

2010

Spectrum on the Hill
site specific installation
Haman the Hill, Seoul, South Korea

2009

Walldella, Dundee
site specific installation
McManus Galleries, Dundee

Spectrum of 1st Street
site specific installation
1100 1st Street, Washington D.C.

2008

Hong Kong Fesdella
site specific installation
The British Council, Hong Kong

2005

Against Nature
site specific installation
University of Warwick, Coventry

2004

Treasury Magic Hour
site specific installation
The Treasury, London

West Wing Spectrum
site specific installation
St Bart’s Hospital, London

2003

Evergreen
site specific outdoor work
More London, Tower Bridge

2001

Electric Colour Picture
edition of 75 three-dimensional works
The Multiple Store, London

1999

Chromodesks
site specific installation
Pier Trust, London

Quick Change Room
site specific installation
Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

Collaborations

2005

Oh, Merce C!
Set for Merce Cunningham Dance Company Barbican
Theatre, London 16 June

2004

Found Monochromes of London
Slide projection to accompany performance of Morton Feldman’s ‘Piece for Bass and Clarinet’ Almedia Opera season
1-2 July

Contact

CONTACT

studio@davidbatchelor.co.uk
download CV

GALERIA LEME – SÃO PAULO
info@galerialeme.com
www.galerialeme.com

INGLEBY GALLERY – EDINBURGH
info@inglebygallery.com
www.inglebygallery.com

Biography

BIOGRAPHY

1955, 17 July
Born – Dundee, Scotland

1973–75
Foundation Course
Watford College of Art

1975–78
BA (Hons) Fine Art
Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham

1978–80
MA Cultural Studies
Centre of Contemporary Cultural Studies University of Birmingham

One Person Exhibitions

2019

My Own Private Bauhaus
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
24 July – 28 September

David Batchelor and Alfredo Vollpi
Casa Leme, Sao Paulo
4 April – 5 May

2018

Psychogeometry 2
Curated by David Thomas
Site Eight, RMIT, Melbourne
9–24 May

Colour Is
Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne
4 May – 2 June

Sixty Minute Spectrum
Hayward Gallery, London
22 November 2017 – 25 March 2018

2017

Psychogeometry
Matt’s Gallery, London
26 April – 11 June

Chromatology
Ab-Anbar Gallery, Tehran
3 February – 3 March

2016

Reef
Handel Street Projects, London
17 September – 12 November

Glowsticks
Galeria Leme, São Paulo
15 March – 23 April

2015

Flatlands Remix
Virginia Commonwealth University, Doha
25 March – 21 April

2014

Monochrome Archive 1997–2015
Whitechapel Gallery, London
22 December – 3 May

Chromolocomotion
St Pancras International, London
8 April – 10 October

Concretos
New Art Centre, Salisbury
8 February – 16 March

2013

Wall to Wall
Centro Universitario Maria Antonia, São Paulo
15 August – 10 October

Flatlands
Spike Island, Bristol
22 November – 19 January

Flatlands
Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
3 May – 2 August

2012

Magic Hour
Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag
19 May – 9 September

Brighton-Palermo ReMix
Brighton Festival
5 May – 27 May

Slugfest
Galeria Leme, São Paulo
29 February – 31 March

Magic Pavement
Pavement Gallery, Manchester
16 February – 11 April

2011

2D3D
Karsten Schubert, London
8 August – 30 September

2010

Big Rock Candy Fountain
Archway tube station, London
1 November – 27 March

Chromophilia
Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro
9 September – 30 November

2008

Backlights
Galeria Leme, São Paulo
8 October – 30 November

2007

Unplugged (Remix)
Wilkinson Gallery, London
11 October – 20 November

Unplugged
Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
27 July – 29 September
[cat.]

2006

South Bank Spectrum
South Bank Centre
Christmas Lights Commission
1 December – 6 January
[reinstalled annually until 2015]

2005

Ten Silhouettes
Gloucester Road Underground Station, London
27 June – 24 October

2004

Shiny Dirty
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
4 February – 28 March
[cat.]

2003

The Spectrum of Hackney Road
Wilkinson Gallery, London
12 September – 12 October

2002

Barrier
38 Langham Street, London
15 March – 28 April

2001

ShinyDirty
Habitat, London
21 March – 24 June

2000

Electric Colour Tower
Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London
6 September – 28 January

Apocalypstick
Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London
30 March – 1 May

1998

Monochromobiles
The Economist Plaza, London
15 January – 3 March

1997

Shelf-Like, Frame-Like, Note-Like
Byam Shaw School of Art, London
4 – 21 May

Polymonochromes
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
17 January – 6 April

1996

Polymonochrome Drawings
Soho House, London
23 January – 2 March

1995

Serial Colour
Curtain Road Arts, London
22 September – 18 October

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020

Reduct: Abstraction and Geometry in Contemporary Scottish Art
Royal Scotish Academy, Edinburgh
25 October – 22 November

Summer Exhibition
Curated by Jane and Louise Wilson
Royal Academy, London
6 October – 3 January 2021

Ideas Travel Faster than Light
Mecklenburgh Square Garden, London
26 – 29 September

New Work
Waddington Custot, London
29 June – 14 August

2019

Habitat: Artists Making Furniture Or Things That Might Be Confused As Furniture
JGM Gallery, London
6 November – 7 December

Summer Exhibition
Curated by Jane and Louise Wilson
Royal Academy, London
7 June – 17 August

Colour is a Verb
Curated by David Sequeira
Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
30 May – 16 June

Objects of Wonder: British Sculptures from 1950s - present
Palais Populaire, Berlin
1 February – 27 May

Criminal Ornamentation
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
19 January - 17 March

2018

PRISM: The Art and Science of Light
The Glucksman, Cork
1 December – 10 March 2019

The Monochrome: New Beginnings
JPNF Museum, Dubai
23 October – 28 February 2019

The Everyday and the Extraordinary
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
29 September – 6 January 2019

Criminal Ornamentation
Curated by Yinka Shonibare
Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester
21 September – 16 December

Great Artists / Great Teachers
The Levinsky Gallery, University of Plymouth
17 September – 17 November

A Certain Darkness
CaixaForum, Barcelona
19 June – 5 January 2019

Summer Exhibition
Curated by Grayson Perry
Royal Academy, London
12 June – 19 August

The Everyday and Extraordinary
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
9 June – 9 September

Monochrome: Empty and Full
Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne
4 May – 2 June

Sette Opere per la Misericordia
Chiesa del Pio Monte della Misericordia, Naples
21 April – 30 June

2017

Ingleby Gallery Presents
Fitzrovia Chapel, London
2 October – 5 October

Totem: Spirit Beings & Sacred Objects
Saatchi Gallery, London
13 September – 17 September

Art of the Postcard
Handel Street Projects, London
2 September – 8 October

Purity is a Myth
Curated by Michael Asbury
Roesler Hotel, Sao Paolo
10 June – 29 July

Colour Is
Waddington Custot, London
1 March – 22 April

Between Poles and Tides
Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
11 February – 6 May

A Certain Kind of Light
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
21 January – 7 May

2016

Night in the Museum
The Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
26 November – 12 February 2017

Five Years
Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
25 November – 04 February 2017

Three Triptychs
Intra Gallery, Naples, Italy
29 September – 12 November

Neon: The Charged Line
Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool
1 September – 7 January 2017

Night in the Museum
Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
16 July – 16 October

Seeing Round Corners
Turner Contemporary, Margate
21 May – 25 September

Light Show
CorpArtes, Santiago
17 May – 11 September

FOUND
The Foundling Museum, London
9 May – 4 September

2015

Light Show
Sharjah Art Foundation
19 September – 12 December

Sprayed
Gagosian Gallery, London
11 June – 28 August

Light Show
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
16 April – 5 July

Trial/Error/Art
Holden Gallery, University of Manchester
16 March – 8 May

In Light of the Monochrome
Dye House Gallery, Bradford
6 March – 25 March

Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915–2015
Whitechapel Gallery, London
15 January – 20 April

2014

Light Show
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
11 October – 8 February 2015

The Social Bases of Abstract Art
Uptown Gallery, Ramsgate
4 October – 15 November

Colour on Paper
Galeria Leme,Sao Paulo
26 June – 17 August

Leaping the Fence
Hestercombe House, Taunton
24 May – 14 September

Black and White
Royal Academy summer Exhibition, London
7 June – 17 August

50 Years On: The Centre of contemporary Cultural Studies
MAC Birmingham
10 May – 12 June

Somewhat Abstract
Nottingham Contemporary
11 April – 29 June

Uniquo
Galeria Carbono, Sao Paulo
22 March - 10 May

Shelf Show
Galerie Tom Christofferson, Copenhagen
7 March – 29 March

Abstract Drawing
The Drawing Room, London
20 February – 19 April

2013

Why Painting Now?
Galeria Senn, Vienna
11 October – 14 November

White
Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
14 September – 5 January 2014

Touching Colour
Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
27 June – 17 August

Tell Me Whom You Haunt: Marcel Duchamp and the Contemporary Readymade
Blain Southern, London
11 April – 18 May

Fragile
Isola di San Maggiore, Venice
8 April – 28 July

Light Show
Hayward Gallery, London
30 January – 28 April

2012

Illuminated
Quad, Derby
27 October – 3 February 2013

With An Apple I will Astonish
Large Glass, London
4 October – 12 January 2013

Luz na Cidade
various venues, Rio de Janeiro
18 – 29 June

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Royal Academy, London
4 June – August

The Curator's Egg Altera Pars
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2 February – 3 March

2011

Lumiere
various venues, Durham
17 – 20 November

Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain
Whitechapel Gallery, London
16 September – 4 December

The Shape of Things to Come
Saatchi Gallery, London
27 May – 16 October

Gravity's Rainbow
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
21 May – 30 July

A Painting Show
Autocenter, Berlin
15 – 30 April

2010

Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action
White Cube, London
8 July – 28 August

Open Light in Private Spaces: Biennale fur Internationale Lichtkunst
multiple venues, Unna, Germany
28 March – 27 May

The Gathering
Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
5 March – 18 April

Party
New Art Gallery, Walsall
11 February – 10 April

2009

Presque Rein III
Laure Genillard Gallery, London
17 October – 9 January 2010

Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today
Tate Liverpool
28 May – 13 September

Kaleidoscopic Revolver
Hanjiyun Contemporary Space, Beijing
23 March – 27 April
Total Museum, Seoul
3 May – 21 June

Better than Grey
Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery
21 January – 7 March

A Twighlight Art
Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York
17 January – 28 February

2008

Sculpture from the Scrapyard
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
3 September – 28 November

Conversations
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
27 September – 16 November

Irony & Gesture
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
18 July – 14 August
[cat.]

Folkestone Triennial
various venues, Folkestone
14 June – 14 September
[cat.]

Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today
Museum of Modern Art, New York
2 March – 12 May
[cat.]

2007

David Batchelor & Nikolai Suetin
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
11 – 23 August

Shifting Ground
Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
28 July – 22 September

Echo Room
Alaca 31, Madrid
27 March – 6 May
[cat.]

Abstraction: Extracting From the World
Millenium Galleries, Sheffiled
8 February – 13 May
[cat.]

2006

A noir, E blanche, I rouge, U vert, O blue: Farben
Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Germany
9 December – 11 March

Edinburgh Art Festival
off-site projects at the Palm House, Botanic Gardens and Old School, Edinburgh
27 July – 10 December

Thread
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
28 July – 9 September

Backdrop
Bloomberg Space, London
18 January – 12 March

2005

Radiance
Off-site projects in the Merchants’ Quarter, Glasgow
25 – 27 November

Double Meaning
Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo, Brazil
25 November – 21 December

Extreme Abstraction
Albright Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, New York
16 July – 20 October
[cat.]

Contrabandistas de Imágenes
Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile
31 March – 5 June
[cat.]

Untitled
Marc Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles
8 January – 10 February

2004

26th Bienal de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
25 September – 19 December
[cat.]

Sodium and Asphalt
Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City
8 July – 3 October

Chromosexuals
Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen, Norway
14 February – 21 March

2003

In Good Form: Recent Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection
Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
27 June – 19 October

Primary Colours
City Gallery, Leicester
28 June – 23 August

Days Like These: Tate Triennial of Contemporary Art
Tate Britain, London
27 February – 26 May
[cat.]

2002

Furori Uso
Ferrotel, Pescara, Italy
23 November – 20 January

ColorLove
Johnson County Community College, Kansas City
September – November
[cat.]

New Religious Art
Liverpool Biennial
July – September

Henry Peacock Gallery, London
29 March – 24 April

2001

Ruby
PEARL, London
9 November – 16 December

The Magic Hour: Art and Las Vegas
Neue Galerie, Graz
22 September – 4 November
[cat.]

Amidst Concrete, Clay and General Decay
Konstfack Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
12 – 23 September

Another Britannia
Tecla Sala, Barcelona
19 April – 4 July
Fundacion Marcelino Botin, Santander
29 July – 1 September
Museo de la Pasion, Valladolid
6 September – 7 October
[cat.]

2000

British Art Show 5
SNGMA, Edinburgh
7 April – 4 June
City Art Gallery, Southampton
23 June – 20 August
CVA, Cardiff
8 September – 5 November
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
24 November – 28 January
[cat.]

Fact and Value
Charlottenberg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
23 June – 20 August
[cat.]

Perfidy
Monastery of La Tourette, Eveux, France
9 September – 10 October
Kettles Yard, Cambridge
11 November – 7 January
[cat.]

1999

Limit Less
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
19 October – 27 November

POSTMARK: An Abstract Effect
SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico
27 March – 13 June
[cat.]

1998

Then and Now
Lisson Gallery, London
18 July – 12 September

1997

East International
The Sainsbury Centre/Norwich School of Art, Norwich
12 July – 30 August

1996

Station Transformation
Central Bus Station, Tel Aviv
21 November – 7 January

1993

July
Victoria Miro Gallery, London
18 July – 22 August

1991

Approaches to Realism
Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
11 March – 13 April
Goldsmiths Gallery, London
17 May – 15 June

1990

Rotation
Esther Schipper Gallery, Cologne
11 September – 14 October

Commissions

2019

King's Xmas
Temporary site specific installation
Granary Square, London

2018

Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain
Site specific sculpture
Eddington, Cambridge

Homage to Doctor Mirabilis
Site specific sculpture
Westgate Centre, Oxford

2016

Dublin Glowstick
Site specific sculpture
Fidelity offices, Dublin

2015

Chromocochere
Temporary site specific sculpture
MK Gallery, Milton Keynes

Chromorama
Site specific sculpture
5 Broadgate, London

19-20-21
Site specific installation
Lyric Theatre, London

Plato’s Disco
Site specific sculpture
Whitworth Art Galleries, Manchester

2010

Spectrum on the Hill
site specific installation
Haman the Hill, Seoul, South Korea

2009

Walldella, Dundee
site specific installation
McManus Galleries, Dundee

Spectrum of 1st Street
site specific installation
1100 1st Street, Washington D.C.

2008

Hong Kong Fesdella
site specific installation
The British Council, Hong Kong

2005

Against Nature
site specific installation
University of Warwick, Coventry

2004

Treasury Magic Hour
site specific installation
The Treasury, London

West Wing Spectrum
site specific installation
St Bart’s Hospital, London

2003

Evergreen
site specific outdoor work
More London, Tower Bridge

2001

Electric Colour Picture
edition of 75 three-dimensional works
The Multiple Store, London

1999

Chromodesks
site specific installation
Pier Trust, London

Quick Change Room
site specific installation
Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

Collaborations

2005

Oh, Merce C!
Set for Merce Cunningham Dance Company Barbican
Theatre, London 16 June

2004

Found Monochromes of London
Slide projection to accompany performance of Morton Feldman’s ‘Piece for Bass and Clarinet’ Almedia Opera season
1-2 July