Prem Sahib

British, b. 1982

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Prem Sahib

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British, b. 1982

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Prem Sahib’s sculptures and installations explore both formalism and autobiographical themes. He is known for his minimalist sculptures with an affinity for simple geometry and sparse palettes. More recently, Sahib has experimented with relief and reflections of color; in works like Three in One (2013), the artist applies a bright color to the wall-facing side of a sculpture, which then reflects in a soft glow on the wall. His abstract works in fact all contain narratives that Sahib identifies as “a lurking presence.” They refer or explore themes related to sexual identity and queer culture. Some of his immersive installations refer more directly to the gay club scene. He has in the past collaborated with his former classmate Eddie Peake.

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Biography

Prem Sahib’s sculptures and installations explore both formalism and autobiographical themes. He is known for his minimalist sculptures with an affinity for simple geometry and sparse palettes. More recently, Sahib has experimented with relief and reflections of color; in works like Three in One (2013), the artist applies a bright color to the wall-facing side of a sculpture, which then reflects in a soft glow on the wall. His abstract works in fact all contain narratives that Sahib identifies as “a lurking presence.” They refer or explore themes related to sexual identity and queer culture. Some of his immersive installations refer more directly to the gay club scene. He has in the past collaborated with his former classmate Eddie Peake.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
ICA London
Group
Group show at a major institution
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Gwangju Biennale
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