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David Batchelor: Sixty Minute Spectrum

10 Nov 2022 –⁠ 31 Jan 2023
Hayward Gallery Roof
Art & exhibitions
David Batchelor's Sixty Minute Spectrum Redux installation illuminates the Southbank Centre at night
Pete Woodhead

David Batchelor’s Sixty Minute Spectrum (2017) transforms large parts of the Southbank Centre site into an enormous colourful clock.

Beginning the hour as a vivid red, the pyramid rooflights move gradually through the entire visual spectrum – at times throughout the cycle appearing orange, yellow, green, blue, purple or pink – before returning once more to red.

Sixty Minute Spectrum is part of Batchelor’s ongoing exploration of the intense, synthetic colour that characterises modern cities.

Dates & times

10 Nov 2022 –⁠ 31 Jan 2023


  • Standard entryFree

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