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Shahryar Nashat

Selected Articles and Reviews
Allen, Dan, “17 LGBTQ art shows worth traveling for in early 2020,”, January 10, 2020
Hayden, Christie, “Shahryar Nashat at Swiss Institute,” Carla, Issue 16, 2019, pp. 56-58
Mohebbi, Sohrab, “Best of 2019,” Artforum, December 2019, pp. 182- 183
Dobrzynski, Judith H., “Off the wall: MoMA opens spaces for visitors to get up close and personal with Modernism,”, October 23, 2019
Gat, Orit, “Shahryar Nashat and the Tenderness of the Body,”, May 23, 2019
Howe, David Everitt, “Shahryar Nashat,”, Critics’ Picks, May 20, 2019
Fernandez, Mariana, "Why the New York City Set on Paramount’s Backlot Is About to Get a Creative Makeover,", February 13, 2019
"Frieze Los Angeles: Complete Guide to Exhibitions, Events and Parties,", February 13, 2018
Westall, Mark, "Frieze Projects for The Inaugural Edition of Frieze Los Angeles,", February 11, 2019
"A New and Improved MoMA Is Set to Open This October,", February 6, 2019
van Straaten, Laura, "Frieze Art Fair Unveils Artists, Films and Talks for Inaugural L.A. Event,", January 23, 2019
Cattelan, Maurizio and Marta Papini, "Interview with Shahryar Nashat," Purple, issue 30, 2018, pp. 306-309
Crippa, Karim, "LA (Un)confidential – Exhibitionary goes West!,", 2018
Gonzalez, Leslie, “Shahryar Nashat: Wiretapping That Ass and/or Gallery Cube,” Flaunt, No. 158, 2018, pp. 50-51
Dressen, Anna, “From Paris With Love,” PRVNC, Autumn/Winter 2018/2019, pp. 90-93
“Shahryar Nashat’s Pink Portfolio,” PRVNC, Autumn/Winter 2018/2019, pp. 128-135
Moshayedi, Aram, “Shahryar Nashat and Adam Linder,” BOMB, Number 145, Fall 2018, pp. 66-77
Zeiba, Drew, "Swiss Institute moves into Selldorf-designed building on St. Marks,", June 29, 2018
Campbell, Andy, “‘Stories of Almost Everyone’ Hammer Museum, Los Angeles,” Artforum, May 2018, p. 229
“The Twenty Five,” Cultured, February/March 2018, p. 72
Rosenmeyer, Aoife, “Shahryar Nashat,” Art in America, February 2018, p. 100
Léith, Caoimhín Mac Giolla, “Shahryar Nashat, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland,” frieze, January - February, 2018, p. 160
Carrigan, Margaret, “At the Hammer Museum, an Artist Makes New Work by Eulogizing the Old,”, January 22, 2018
Woolridge, Ian, “Shahryar Nashat: An Image is an Orphan,”, January 6, 2018
Leaver-yap, Mason, “Figure and Wound: The Human Body in Shahryar Nashat’s Present Sore,” Question The Wall Itself, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2017
Ben Salah, Myriam, “Shahryar Nashat on the inexorability of failing bodies,” Kaleidoscope, Fall/Winter 2017/2018, p. 53
Braunschweiler, Heidi, “Shahryar Nashat - The Cold Horizontals,” Kunstbulletin, December 2017, pp. 70-71
Solway, Diane “The 6 Rising Artists You Must Know In 2018,”, December 4, 2017
“Ausstellungen,” Artline, October 2017, p. 21
“Shahryar Nashat. The Cold Horizontals,”, October 27, 2017
Hans-Dieter, Fronz, “Die Kunsthalle Basel präsentiert den Schweizer Medienkünstler Shahryar Nashat,”, September 29, 2017
Balarinová, Kateřina, “Chladné Horizontály Shahryara Nashata,”, September 29, 2017
“Fall Preview: Museum Shows and Biennials Around the World,”, September 6, 2017
“How Important is art as a form of protest?” frieze, April 2017, pp. 90-103
Eastham, Ben, "Myths of the Marble,", March 30, 2017
Albrethsen, Pernille, "In Front of the Marble Screen,", February 22, 2017
Hagen, Ina, "Visceral Connections on the Blue Marble,", February 2, 2017
Forrest, Nicholas, “Absolut Names Finalists of 2017 Absolut Art Award,”, January 25, 2017
Harper’s Bazaar Art, October 2016
Heiser, Jörg, “Perfect Pretence,” frieze, September 2016, pp. 212-215
Griffin, Jonathan, “Made in LA,” frieze, Reviews, September 2016, pp. 170-171
Muñoz-Alonso, Lorena, “See What Dealers Are Bringing to Frieze London,”, Art Fairs, September 29, 2016
Heiser, Jörg, “Perfect Pretence,” Frieze, No. 166, Autumn, 2014
Ammer, Manuela, The Pedestal Problem / Das Sockelproblem, Frieze d/e, issue # 2, Autumn 2011
Herbert, Martin, “Exhibition Review: Shahryar Nashat,” Workbench Bidoun, issue # 25, Summer 2011
Panicelli, Ida, “Shahryar Nashat,” Artforum, May 2011
Haq, Nav, Highlights: Shahryar Nashat, Almost Mirroring, Kaleidoscope Fall 2010
Erster Swiss Exhibition Award geht an den Genfer Kunstraum <>, Tages Anzeiger, April 2, 2009
Shahryar Nashat gives mystique to a slab at Gateshead BALTIC,, February 9, 2009
Verla Bovino, Emilia, “Shahryar Nashat,” Frieze, Issue # 116, June - August 2008
Chardon, Elisabeth, “L'intensité de la vie figurée par la recherche d'un cône,” Le Temps, 29 May 2008
Eichler, Dominic, “Plaque Beauty – Shahryar Nashat,” Bidoun, Issue # 13, Winter 2008
Zapperi, Giovanna, “Shahryar Nashat: defying power's optimism,” Parachute: Contemporary Art Magazine, Issue 123, July - September 2006
Octavio Zaya, Yuko Hasegawa, Augustin Perez Rubio, Trial Balloons / Globos Sonda, Actar and MUSAC
Wescott, James, “Report from Venice: The Pavilions,” NY Arts Magazine, July - August 2005
Wescott, James, “Shahryar Nashat in the Swiss Pavilion,” NY Arts Magazine, September - October 2005
Dattenberger, Simone, “Handstand vor den Medicis, Münchner Zeitung,” June 11-12, 2005
Marzahn, Alexander, “Zwischen den Zeilen, Shahryar Nashat vertritt die Schweiz an der Biennale,” Basler Zeitung, June 6, 2005
Mathonnet, Phillippe, “Regards suisses à Venise,” Le Temps, GenÈve, June 4, 2005
Zwez, Annelise, “Kunstbullentin,” Kunstmuseum Solothurn, March 2005
Italienische Rhapsodie, “Neue Zürcher Zeitung,” March 19, 2005
Meltzer, Burkhard, “Eine Verschwörung die Viellecht keine ist,” Tages- Anzeiger, March 4, 2005
Chardon, Elisabeth, “A Soleure, trois jeunes plasticiens font du visiteur un roi, pour mieux le renverser,” Le Temps, Genève, February 2, 2005
Zwez, Annelise, Königsmord mit den Mitteln der Kunst, Bieler Tagblatt, 26 Jan 2005
Schindler, Anna, Shahryar Nashat, Artforum, June 22, 2004
Selected Publications
Obituary, Sternberg Press, 2016
Downscaled and Overthrown, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Sternberg Press SILBERKUPPE Under One Umbrella, Sternberg Press
Eric Aichinger, 7x14 Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König
Shadows Collide with People: Gianni Motti / Shahryar Nashat / Marco Poloni /Ingrid Wildi, Edition Fink
Katharina Ammann, Overthrowing the King in His Own Mind, Kunstmuseum Solothurn