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    Sale 5396

    Post War & Contemporary Art

    11 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 326

    Idris Khan (b. 1978)

    Struggling to Hear...After Ludwig van Beethoven Sonatas

    Price Realised  


    Idris Khan (b. 1978)
    Struggling to Hear...After Ludwig van Beethoven Sonatas
    signed, numbered and dated '3/6 I Kahn 2005' (on the reverse)
    Lambda digital c-print mounted on aluminium in artist's frame
    101¼ x 75 3/8 x 2in. (257.2 x 191.5 x 5.1cm.)
    Executed in 2005, this work is number three from an edition of six

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    Victoria Miro, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is marked with a red square in the catalogue and will therefore be transferred to storage at 9.00am the day after the sale.

    Pre-Lot Text

    It's hard to avoid the aspect of time when producing what one sees as a photograph. The viewer observes one of my images as something that is not a frozen moment but an image made up of many moments and that is created over 'time' rather than taken.

    Idris Khan