Idris Khan, ‘ White Window; June 2015 - December 2017’, 2019, Photography, Bromide print, Sean Kelly Gallery
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Idris Khan

White Window; June 2015 - December 2017, 2019

Bromide print
58 7/8 × 48 13/16 × 2 3/4 in
149.5 × 124 × 7 cm
Edition of 7 + 2AP
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New York
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Idris Khan
British, b. 1978
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Idris Khan's work plays with authorship and repetition. His texturally rich composite prints are built from a series of images, both appropriated and original—such as Beethoven's complete sheet music, Bernd and Hilla Becher photographs, or William Turner postcards from Tate Britain—that are digitally layered and altered. Khan's films and sculptures are also concerned with originality and artistic relationships, as in the sculpture Listening to Glenn Gould's Version of the Goldberg Variations while thinking about Carl Andre (2010), a replica of Andre’s 1968 Fall, in which the steel plates are sand-blasted with Bach’s notation. Often linking religion, music, and poetry, Khan explores lyricism and spirituality using a Minimalist aesthetic.

Idris Khan, ‘ White Window; June 2015 - December 2017’, 2019, Photography, Bromide print, Sean Kelly Gallery
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About the work
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Idris Khan
British, b. 1978
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Idris Khan's work plays with authorship and repetition. His texturally rich composite prints are built from a series of images, both appropriated and original—such as Beethoven's complete sheet music, Bernd and Hilla Becher photographs, or William Turner postcards from Tate Britain—that are digitally layered and altered. Khan's films and sculptures are also concerned with originality and artistic relationships, as in the sculpture Listening to Glenn Gould's Version of the Goldberg Variations while thinking about Carl Andre (2010), a replica of Andre’s 1968 Fall, in which the steel plates are sand-blasted with Bach’s notation. Often linking religion, music, and poetry, Khan explores lyricism and spirituality using a Minimalist aesthetic.

Idris Khan

White Window; June 2015 - December 2017, 2019

Bromide print
58 7/8 × 48 13/16 × 2 3/4 in
149.5 × 124 × 7 cm
Edition of 7 + 2AP
Contact For Price
Location
New York
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