London-based artist Idris Khan was born in the UK in 1978. Since completing his Master’s Degree with a Distinction in Research at the Royal College of Art in London in 2004, he has received international acclaim for his minimal, yet emotionally charged photographs, videos and sculptures and is without question one of the most exciting British artists of his generation.
Khan has had solo exhibitions at international venues including the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto; K20, Dusseldorf; and Gothenburg Konsthall. He has also been featured in numerous group exhibitions at venues including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate Britain, London; Hayward Gallery, London; The Saatchi Gallery, London; Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris; Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow; the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Helsinki Kunsthalle.
His work is in the permanent collections of many institutions worldwide such as The Saatchi Collection, London; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Tel Aviv Museum of Art; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the de Young Museum, San Francisco; and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
Idris Khan lives and works in London.