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Idris Khan

Be Lost in the Call

IDRIS KHAN, Untitled III, 2009, digital bromide print mounted on 

aluminium and ragboard, 47 x 54 in.

London-based Idris Khan is best known for dense and beguiling photographic palimpsests, which he creates by re-photographing or scanning and digitally overlaying entire series of existing printed works into single composite prints. By carefully calibrating the opacity of each layer and optimizing incidental details, Khan’s digital composites buzz with traces of their component images. In the past, he tackled 19th-century motion studies by Eadweard Muybridge, Bernd

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