Shahryar Nashat | the artist
The artist Shahryar Nashat
Born 1975, Teheran, Iran.
Lives and works in Paris, France, .
Shahryar Nashatartworks on eBay
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
spent all his life in Switzerland
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The Regulating Line, Videostill
<p>The Regulating Line<br /><br />
The Louvre. The Life of Marie de Medici by Rubens: an immense baroque opera mixing breast plates with naked voluptuous bodies, flowing draperies with rigid ships; inspired by classical mythology, Rubens treats the biography of the seventieth century queen in an epic way. A young man stands in the middle of this mise en scène. His only possible response seems necessarily physical.</p>
Switzerland 2007, Beta, 740 minutesPlaque (Slab) is about taking shape. Its starting point was archive footage of Canadian musician Glenn Gould. In the 1964 recording, the pianist plays on a TV set surrounded by three faux marble monuments. In Shahryar Nashats final edit Glenn Gould appears in a short sequence of jaunty stop-action animation…
Portrait of the artist