Published in conjunction with a solo exhibition by
the artist at Ab-anbar Gallery, Tehran, 2017.
David Batchelor
3 February - 3 March 2017
Publisher: Ab-anbar Gallery, Tehran, 2017.
Essay: Leyla Fakhr
Conversation: Andrea Schleiker
Translator and Editor: Shervin Shahamipour
Artist's Portrait: Nicholas Sinclair
"Chromatology" Photos: Hesam Rahmani
Photo Editor: Amin Matinfar
Art Direction: Aria Kasaei
Book Design: Studio Kargah
Aria Kasaei + Mostafa Behzadi
Print & Production: Studio 009821 
David Batchelor would like to thank:
Leyla Fakhr, Namdar Shirazian, Maria Kilcoyne 
Michael Leaman, Eduardo Leme
Richard Ingleby Nicholas Sinclair, Florence Ingleby
Andrea Schleiker Fiona Bradley, Elizabeth McLean
Madeleine Ruggi Lucy Dawkins and Ann Gallagher
With thanks also to Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, for their financial support.
Leyla Fakhr would like to thank: 
David Batchelor and 
everyone at Ab/Anbar in particular 
Yasaman Matinfar, Salman Matinfar 
Mahyar Amirkhataee and Azadeh Zaferani. 
Many thanks also to Yasmin Fahr, Sylwia Serafinowicz 
Jennifer Copley, Carmen Julia, Ann Gallagher 
and Darvish Fakhr. 
Ab-Anbar Gallery
No. 2, Roshan Manesh Alley, Khaghani St.
Bourbour St. South Mofatteh St., Haftetir Sq., Tehran, Iran
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