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Daniel Buren, Colored Mirrors, situated work, low relief #7, 2021

Daniel Buren (b. 1938) has been the subject of major museum exhibitions worldwide. He has exhibited in the Venice Biennale more than 10 times and was awarded the Golden Lion in 1986. Buren participated in documenta VVI, and VII. In 2007, he received the Praemium Imperiale for Painting from Japan and was selected to exhibit at MONUMENTA 2012 at the Grand Palais in Paris. He has been the subject of large-scale, solo exhibitions at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN, the Art Institute of Chicago, Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, Bozar in Brussels, Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Metz, and Malaga, Guggenheim New York and Bilbao, among countless other institutions. Currently, the Museum of Modern Art has 13 of Buren’s works on view. Daniel Buren lives and works in situ.

Exhibitions

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: The Colored Mirrors, situated works, low reliefs

The Colored Mirrors, situated works, low reliefs

10 May – 18 Jun 2022

39 Walker

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Tondi, situated works

Tondi, situated works

7 Sep – 13 Oct 2018

39 Walker

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Quand le textile s’éclaire: fibers optiques tissées. Travaux situés 2013-2014

Quand le textile s’éclaire: fibers optiques tissées. Travaux situés 2013-2014

18 Mar – 10 Jun 2018

Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Del Medio Círculo Al Círculo Completo: Un Recorrido De Color

Del Medio Círculo Al Círculo Completo: Un Recorrido De Color

9 Aug 2017 – 7 Jan 2018

Modern Art Museum of Bogota

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: To Align: works in situ 2017

To Align: works in situ 2017

13 May – 24 Jun 2017

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: University of Disasters

University of Disasters

30 Mar – 22 Apr 2017

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Como un juego de niño

Como un juego de niño

21 Jul – 3 Oct 2016

Museo Espacio

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Observatory of Light

Observatory of Light

11 May 2016

Fondation Louis Vuitton

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Daniel Buren: A Fresco

Daniel Buren: A Fresco

19 Feb – 22 May 2016

Bozar

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: De un patio a otro – trabajos in situ, 2014

De un patio a otro – trabajos in situ, 2014

13 Mar – 29 Jun 2014

Hospicio Cabañas

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Electricity Fabric Paint Paper Vinyl… Works in Situ & Situated Works from 1968 To 2013

Electricity Fabric Paint Paper Vinyl… Works in Situ & Situated Works from 1968 To 2013

10 Jan – 16 Feb 2013

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: ELECTRICITY PAPER VINYL...Works in Situ & Situated Works From 1968 to 2013 (Dedicated to Michael Asher)

ELECTRICITY PAPER VINYL...Works in Situ & Situated Works From 1968 to 2013 (Dedicated to Michael Asher)

10 Jan – 16 Feb 2013

Petzel Gallery

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

21 Sep – 21 Nov 2012

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Monumenta 2012: Daniel Buren: Excentrique(s) Travail in situ

Monumenta 2012: Daniel Buren: Excentrique(s) Travail in situ

10 May – 21 Jun 2012

Grand Palais, Paris, France

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Échos, Works in situ

Échos, Works in situ

8 May – 9 Sep 2011

Centre Pompidou-Metz

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Allegro Vivace

Allegro Vivace

12 Feb – 22 May 2011

Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Architecture, contre-architecture : transposition. Travail in situ.

Architecture, contre-architecture : transposition. Travail in situ.

9 Oct 2010 – 22 May 2011

MUDAM

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: To Cut Out: Situated Works 1969 - 2009

To Cut Out: Situated Works 1969 - 2009

30 Oct 2009 – 22 Dec 2001

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: The Eye of the Storm

The Eye of the Storm

25 Mar – 8 Jun 2005

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Le Musée qui n’existait pas

Le Musée qui n’existait pas

26 Jun 2002 – 23 Sep 2022

Le Centre Pompidou

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Daniel Buren

Daniel Buren

2 Oct – 14 Dec 1991

CAPC

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Within and Beyond the Frame

Within and Beyond the Frame

1 Oct – 1 Nov 1973

John Weber Gallery

Installation view of Daniel Buren / Miami

Daniel Buren / Miami

3 December 2015 – 31 December 2016

Press

Alice Zucca Daniel Buren’s Colored Mirrors: Reflections and Perception SLEEK Magazine May 2022Mark Westall 5 Exhibitions To See In New York During Frieze Week FAD Magazine May 2022Joelle Diderich Daniel Buren Brings Disruptive Art to France’s Presidential Palace WWD Sept 2021Jo. Lawson-Tancred Daniel Buren: reimagining space through stripes Financial Times May 2021Mike Payton Miami Beach Recieves Design Proposal for 5th Street Pedestrian Bridge Miami Beach Times Aug 2019Annie Armstrong Next Up on the High Line in New York: Paintings ARTnews Feb 2019Eva Zanardi Daniel Buren: Tondi, situated works, at Bortolami Gallery Quiet Lunch Sept 2018Miriam Cosic French conceptual artist Daniel Buren The Saturday Paper Jul 2018Hannah Martin Memphis Design Comes to Life at Raquel Cayre’s Dream House in SoHo Architectural Digest May 2018Samantha Rees The @ettoresottsass Instagram Comes to Life in a Memphis-Inspired Soho Dream House Vogue May 2018Hannah Mcgivern Centre Pompidou Málaga extends its French ties with a five-year collaboration The Art Newspaper Feb 2018Gary Pini Mega Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach 2017 Paper Magazine Nov 2017Hollie Smith Oria Ito and Daniel Buren Design YOOMA Hotel in Paris Designboom Jul 2017William Menking Six can’t-miss sculptures from the Münster Sculpture Project The Architect’s Newspaper Jun 2017Vladimir Belogolovsky Whatever You Do, Don’t Call Daniel Buren’s Artworks “Installations" Metropolis Jun 2017Roberta Smith What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week The New York Times Jun 2017William Menking Artist Daniel Buren transforms Tribeca gallery with mesmerizing installation The Architect’s Newspaper Jun 2017Lynn Chaya daniel buren transforms bortolami’s tribeca gallery with playful trademark stripes designboom Jun 2017Jerry Saltz Daniel Buren New York Magazine Jun 2017Nicholas Duffy Daniel Buren Injects Color Inside Bortolami Gallery’s New Manhattan Space Interior Design Jun 2017Brook Mason Why 25,000 Square Feet is the New Normal for Art Galleries Architectural Digest Jun 2017The New Yorker Goings on About Town The New Yorker Jun 2017Eloise Maxwell Daniel Buren Art in America May 2017Matthew Higgs Best of 2016 Artforum Dec 2016Evan Moffitt Art in the Heartland Frieze Nov 2016Carly Ayres Seeing stripes: Daniel Buren shows ten early works at New York’s Nahmad Contemporary Wallpaper* Sept 2016Gean Moreno No Return Ticket: Daniel Buren in Miami The Miami Rail Sept 2016Pei-Ru Keh City limits: Bortolami Gallery’s ‘Artist/City’ upends the traditional exhibition model Wallpaper* Aug 2016Michael Slenske Child’s play: Daniel Buren showcases his new installation at the Museo Espacio Wallpaper* Jul 2016Melissa Minton Daniel Buren Brings Color to Frank Gehry’s Fondation Louis Vuitton Architectural Digest May 2016Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop Daniel Buren on his Career, Luxury Collaborations, And Why he ‘Hated’ the Venice Biennale Blouin Artinfo Sept 2015Emily McDermott Stripes Across The Decades Interview Mar 2015Janelle Zara Infinity and Beyond Artforum Jul 2014Jonathan Bell Daniel Buren takes over the rooftop of Le Corbusier’s Cité Radieuse with ‘Défini, fini, infini' Wallpaper* Jul 2014Barbara Casavecchia Other People and Their Ideas: Massimo Minini Art Review Mar 2014French Embassy Daniel Buren Exhibition French Embassy in the United States Feb 2013Austin Considine Daniel Buren, Between the Lines Art in America Jan 2013Roberta Smith Daniel Buren: ‘Electricity Fabric Paint Paper Vinyl … The New York Times Art & Design Jan 2013AMS ART: Daniel Buren woven optical fibre stripes The Snap Assembly Jan 2013 Electricity…fabric…paint…paper…vinyl: Works in situ & situated works by Daniel Buren at Bortolami Artdaily Jan 2013SOFIA The acclaimed Daniel Buren presents his work at Bortolami Gallery and Petzel Gallery, in New York The Coolture Jan 2013Austin Considine Daniel Buren, Between the Lines Art in America Jan 2013Andrew Russeth Daniel Buren Shows His Stripes OBSERVER arts Jan 2013Vanessa Yurkevich GALLERY NIGHT [VIDEO]: Daniel Buren’s Openings at Petzel and Bortolami Blouin Artinfo Jan 2013Jennifer Eberhart Gallery happenings this January 2013 Examiner Jan 2013Fan Zhong Don’t Miss: Daniel Buren’s Fresh Stripes Magazine Jan 2013Andrew Russeth Daniel Buren Shows His Stripes: The Celebrated Artist’s Two-Gallery Show Is On, After a Sandy Delay Gallerist Jan 2013 10 Top NYC Gallery Shows That Open This Week Blouin Artinfo Jan 2013Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan Glowing Tapestries Woven From Fiver Optic Strands: Fiber-optic Fabric Makes Daniel Buren’s Well Known Stripes Luminescent Fast Company Jan 2013Tobias Grey Daniel Buren’s Bright Periphery The Wall Street Journal May 2012Juliette Soulez A Work of "Light, Volume, and Air": See Daniel Buren's Monumenta Pavilion of Floating Colored Circles Blouin Artinfo May 2012Marc Sanchez, interview with Daniel Buren About Monumenta Daniel Buren Monumenta 2012 May 2012Alison Hand Lines, Stripes, and Squares Abstract Critical Jan 2012Coline Milliard Daniel Buren Modern Painters Nov 2011Anne Rorimer Content as Context: Surveying the Site New Art in the 60s and 70s: Redefining Reality Sept 2011Alexander Alberro and Nora M. Alter Staging the Political: Repetition, Difference, and Daniel Buren’s Cabanes Éclatées Grey Room 40 May 2010Karen Rosenberg An Afternoon in Chelsea: A Critical Tour of the Galleries New York Magazine Feb 2007Roberta Smith Art in Review: Daniel Buren The New York Times Feb 2007David Rimanelli Earning His Stripes Artforum Jan 2007Jerôme Sans Daniel Buren: A Composite Sketch Flash Art Jul 2006Daniel Buren and Olafur Eliasson In Conversation Artforum May 2005Anne Rorimer Daniel Buren: From Painting to Architecture Parkett Dec 2002Cedar Lewisohn, interview with Daniel Buren What I Call »In Situ« Spike 2001Alexander Alberro The Turn of the Screw: Daniel Buren, Dan Flavin, and the Sixth Guggenheim International Exhibition October Apr 1997Anne Rorimer Up and Down, In and Out, Step by Step, a Sculpture, a Work by Daniel Buren Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies Apr 1985Jean-François Lyotard and Thomas Repensek Notes on the Pragmatic of Works: Daniel Buren October Sept 1979

Writings

  1. Being Curated: Exhibiting Exhibitions
    Frieze
    April 2013
  2. Function of the Museum
    in Theories of Contemporary Art, Prentice Hall, Inc
    1985
  3. The Function of the Studio
    in October, Cambridge
    Fall 1979
  4. The function of an exhibition
    in Studio International, vol. 186, n° 961
    December 1973
  5. It Rains, It Snows, It Paints
    in Arts Magazine, New York, vol. 44, n° 6
    April 1970
  6. Beware! (Mise en garde!)
    in Konzeption/Conception, Stadtischer Museum, Leverkusen, Germany
    1969

Publications

Book cover on plain gray background with title of Daniel Buren: Monumenta 2012

Daniel Buren: Monumenta 2012

Retrouvez nos publications, Brussels
2012

Book cover on plain gray background with title of Allegro Vivace

Allegro Vivace

Buchhandlung Walter König, Cologne and Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
2011

Book cover on plain gray background with title of Daniel Buren: Mot à mot

Daniel Buren: Mot à mot

Xavier Barral, Editions de La Martinière and Centre Pompidou, Paris
2002

Book cover on plain gray background with title of Catalogue raisonné chronologique. Tome XIII : 1997-1999

Catalogue raisonné chronologique. Tome XIII : 1997-1999

Le Bourget
2002

Book cover on plain gray background with title of Daniel Buren cabanes éclatées 1975/2000

Daniel Buren cabanes éclatées 1975/2000

Le Bourget, France
2000

Book cover on plain gray background with title of Daniel Buren. Catalogue raisonne chronologique, tome 2: 1964 – 1966

Daniel Buren. Catalogue raisonne chronologique, tome 2: 1964 – 1966

Leo Scheer
2000

Book cover on plain gray background with title of Les Ecrits (1965-1990)

Les Ecrits (1965-1990)

CapcMusee d’art contemporain
1991