Poulet aux prunes
October 26, 2011
Tehran, 1958. Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most famous musicians of his time, lost the will to live. Finding no instrument worthy to replace it, he decided to go to bed and wait for death. Hoping it comes, it sinks into deep melancholy reveries as joyous as that, all at once, take him back to his youth led him to talk to Azrael, the angel of death, and reveal the future of our children ... As as assemble the pieces of this puzzle is the shocking secret of his life: a beautiful love story that has nurtured his genius and his music ...
Paris Première s´expose
Grand Palais, Paris
September 20, 2011
This year, Paris celebrates its first 25 years. On this occasion, 25 leading figures of contemporary art make available a work on a theme related to the programs of the chain (culture, fashion, lifestyle, cinema, sports, comedy, live entertainment, night). These 25 works were unveiled in front of 300 journalists at the press conference back to Paris Première, which took place on September 20 at the Grand Palais.
Marjane Satrapi, now represented by the Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, author of the famous comic Persepolis and filmmaker, has naturally chosen to illustrate the theme of the movie through a large canvas, which incorporates different universe it inspired the chain.