Shahryar Nashat


20 March – 2 June 2019

Shahryar Nashat: Shahryar Nashat,  Swiss Institute, New York

26 April – 16 September 2018

Shahryar Nashat: General Rehearsal, A Show In Three Acts From The Collections of V-A-C, MMOMA And Kadist, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow,

6 December 2017 – 25 August 2018

Shahryar Nashat: Still Human (Group Show), Rubell Family Collection, Miami

16 February – 24 March 2018

Shahryar Nashat: Image is an Orphan, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles

29 September 2017 – 7 January 2018

Shahryar Nashat: Shahryar Nashat, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel

28 April – 3 August 2017

Shahryar Nashat, Myths of the Marble, ICA Philadelphia, Philadelphia

8 March – 21 May 2017

Shahryar Nashat: Mario Merz PrizeMario Merz Foundation, Turin

2 February – 3 April 2017

Shahryar Nashat: Myths of the Marble (Group Show)HOK, Høvikodden

12 June – 28 August 2016

Shahryar Nashat: a, the, though, only. Made in LA 2016. (Group Show). Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

18 February – 18 March 2016

Shahryar Nashat: Present Sore, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.

23 April – 19 June 2016

Shahryar Nashat: Shahryar Nashat. Portikus, Frankfurt.

22 January – 28 February 2015

Shahryar Nashat: Ethiopia/Utopia (Group show curated by Marie de Brugerolle). Institut Curatorial de la HEAD, Geneva

21 January – 28 February 2015

Shahryar Nashat: Off Broadway (Group show curated by Nairy Baghramian). CCA Wattis, San Francisco



29 May – 3 August 2014

Iman Issa, Christodoulos Panayiotou and Shahryar Nashat: 8th Berlin Biennale. Iman Issa and Shahryar Nashat – Museen Dahlem; Christodoulos Panayiotou – Haus am Waldsee, Berlin (Curated by Juan A. Gaitán)

12 June – 21 September 2014

Shahryar Nashat: Der Brancusi-Effekt (Group show). Kunsthalle Wien, Karlsplatz

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Solo Shows


Shahryar Nashat,  Swiss Institute, New York (forthcoming)



Image Is an Orphan, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, USA



The Cold Horizontals, Kunsthale Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Mean Dream & Shoulder Regime, Rodeo, London, UK



Some Strands of Support/ Hard Up for Support, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

Present Sore, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis , USA

Model Malady, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

Hard Up For Support, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany



Skins and Stand-ins, Center for the Visual ArtsHarvard University, Cambridge, USA

Posers, Smokers and Backup Dancers, Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany

Prosthetic Everyday, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, USA



Lauréat du prix Lafayette, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France



Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany



Replay the Ruse, Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany

Stunt, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, Germany



One Stop Jock, Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey

Workbench, Studio Voltaire, London, UK

Strawberry 96, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy



Line Up, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany



Remains To Be Seen, Neue Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen,  Switzerland

Plaque, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, UK

Plaque and Others, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein,  Postdam, Germany



Placed High For Dramatic Impact, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy

Das Biespiel, Attitudes, Geneva, Switzerland

Inside Story and Stereo Escape, with Julian Göthe, Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany



No Norm, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany



Because the Ultimate Foundation is not Founded, Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, Germany

Accademia, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France



Overthrowing the King in his Own Mind, with Marc Bauer and Alexia Walther,
Kunstmuseum, Solothurn, Switzerland



Optimism, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

Italian Studies, Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, Switzerland



154 days, Nicolas Krupp, Basel, Switzerland

Laterally Yours, Kunstverein im Katharinen, St Gallen, Switzerland

In Return, with Ryan Gander, Centre Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland

Unreasonably Resonant, Centre pour l’Image Contamporaine, Geneva, Switzerland



And Then He’s Meant to Disappear, Galerie Elisabeth Kauffmann, Zurich, Switzerland


Group Shows


Platforms: Collection and Commissions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

WE, Rodeo, London, UK

SI ONSITE, Swiss Institute, New York, USA

General Rehearsal, A Show In Three Acts From The Collections Of V-A-C, MMOMA And Kadist, Moscow Museum of Modern Art,      Moscow, Russia

Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA



Moving in Every Direction, Hamburger Banhof, Berlin, Germany

Rest Furrows of my Skin, Kunsthaus Hramburg, Hamburg, Germany

Transmitions of the Etherspace, La Casa Encedida, Madrid, Spain

Mario Merz Prize, Mario Merz Foundation, Turin, Italy

Myths of the Marble, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Myths of the Marble, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway

Die innere Haut – Kunst und Scham, Marta Herford, Germany

Still Human, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA



Question the Wall Itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia



The Cold Libido  – The Goetz Collection at Haus der Kunst (curated by Gürsoy Doğtaş), Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

Ethiopia/Utopia, Institut Curatorial de la HEAD, Geneva, Switzerland

Off Broadway, CCA Wattis, San Francisco, USA

The Chicken and The Egg, The Chicken, Rodeo, London, UK



8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

The Act of Seeing With One’s Own Eyes, CAG Vancouver, Canada



Exhibiting, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany

Catch as Catch Can, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

Prisma Pavilion, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany



When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes (curated by Jens Hoffmann), CCA Wattis, San Fransico, USA

The Lightness of Gravity, Australian Center of Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

Material Information, Kunstindustrie Museum, Bergen, Norway



ILLUMInations, 54th International Venice Biennial, Italy

A Slowdown at the Museum, Extracity, Antwerp, Belgium

Based in Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany



Frieze Projects, London, UK

Old Ideas, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

Under One Umbrella, Kunsthall Bergen, Norway

H-Box, New Museum, New York and Beyeler Foundation, Basel, Switzerland



Scorpio’s Garden, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany

Made in China, Kunstmuseum Bern, Berne, Switzerland

7×14, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany

H-BOX, Orange County Museum

Art in the Auditorium, GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy

Art in the Auditorium, Proa Fundacion, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Shifting Identities, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania



Art Unlimited, Art Basel 39, Switzerland

Shifting Identities, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland

Art in the Auditorium, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK

H-BOX, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

H-BOX, Tate Modern, London, UK



The Eye of the Storm, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland

House Trip, Art Forum Berlin, Germany



Globos Sonda/ Trial Balloons, MUSAC, Leon, Spain

Swiss Contemporary Artists, Tokyo City Museum of Art, Japan

Gravity, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands



Art Unlimited, Art Basel 36, Switzerland

Shadows Collide With People, 51st Venice Biennial, Swiss Pavillion, Italy

Grand Spectacles, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, France

We Really Have to Strain Ourselves to Still Discover Mysteries on the Street Signs, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland



Emozion Eins, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany

My Stories, Montevideo, Netherlands Media Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands



Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Unloaded – Coming Up For Air, Oberschan-Sargans, Switzerland



Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands




Mario Merz Prize, Turin, Italy



Kunstpreis der Stadt Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany



Swiss Exhibition Award – awarded to attitudes escapes d’artsGeneve for the Das Beispiel 


2001, 2002, 2003

Swiss Federal Art Prize, Basel, Switzerland


2000, 2001, 2002

Kiefer Hablitzel Prize, Basel, Switzerland



namics e-commerce prize, Lucerne, Switzerland