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Idris Khan

Blue Rhythms 8, 2019
Framed 37cm x 166cm (unframed 23cm x 122.5cm)
Oil stick on musical score, paper, board.
(IK 422)

Guide price: £15,000 – £20,000

© Idris Khan
Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London/Venice

Idris Khan OBE (born in Birmingham, 1978) completed his Master’s Degree at the Royal College of Art and lives and works in London. Khan has been appointed an OBE for services to Art in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List. Solo presentations of his work have been staged at national and international institutional venues including The New Art Gallery Walsall (2017); Whitworth Gallery, University of Manchester (2016 – 2017 and 2012); Sadler’s Wells, London (2011); Gothenburg Konsthall, Sweden (2011); Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto (2010); KunsthausMurz, Murzzuschlag, Austria (2010) and K20, Düsseldorf (2008). Khan is represented by Victoria Miro Gallery, London.

Khan has been commissioned for several permanent public sculptures, including ‘Wahat Al Karama’ in Abu Dhabi, which was awarded the 2017 American Architecture Prize. Recently, Khan has announced his first permanent public artwork in the UK, positioned in the London Borough of Southwark as part of the development of One Blackfriars, the work is titled 65,000 Photographs.