Skip to main content

Daniel Buren

1938

born in Boulogne-sur-Seine 

lives in Paris and works in situ

1960

Graduation from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Métiers d'Art in Paris

AWARDS

2007 Praemium Imperiale (Painting)

1986 Golden Lion

2019

En Plein Air, The High Line, New York

Daniel Buren, De Cualquier Manera, trabajos in situ, Museo de Arte Italiano, Lima

Museo experimental El Eco, Mexico City
 

2018

Mois de la Culture Francais a Cuba, La Havanne, Cuba

Artz Pedregal, Mexico City

Tondi, situated works, Bortolami, New York, NY

Daniel Buren: Voile/Toile - Toile/Voile, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Walker Art Centre Minneapolis

Quand le textile s’eclaire: fibers optiques tisse?es. Travaux situe?s 2013-2014, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Germany
 

2017

Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany

Centre Pompidou Malaga, Malaga, Spain
 

2016

Como un juego de nino - trabajo in situ, Museo Espacio, Aguascalientes, Mexico

Daniel Buren's Origin of Stripes: Paintings from 1965-1966, Nahmad Contemporary, New York Como un juego de nino, trabajo in situ, Museo Espacio, Aguascalientes, Mexiko

Travaux inedits, 2016, galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussel

Cible acide - travail suite 2016, Vitrine 65, Paris

Peintures 1966-1969, travaux situe?s 2016, Buchmann Box, Berlin

Une Fresce / een Fresco / a Fresco, Bozar/Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussel

A Tiger Cannot Change Its Stripes / Een Triptiek, Culturcentrum Strombeek

L'Observatoire de la Lumiere, Fandation Louis Vuitton, Paris
 

2015

Installation, Ruhrfestspielhaus / Glasfassade, Recklinghausen

Come un gioco da bambini - Lavoro in situ, 2014 – 2015, Madre, Naples

D'Une Arche aux autres / Travail in situ da Daniel Buren, Jardins de l'e?glise du Sacre Coeur, Casablanca

Colors, Light, Projection, Shadows, Transparency: works in situ and situated, Galeria Nara Roesler, Rio de Janeiro

au fur et a mesure, travaux in situ et situe?s, 6 rue du Pont de Lodi, 75006 Paris, Kamel Mennour, Paris

Variations, 313 Art Project, Seoul

Una cosa tira l’altra, lavori in situ e situati, 1965-2015, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano

Les Fleches, travail in situ et en mouvement, Musee d'Amiens

London Underground, Totttenham Court Road station, London

Cores, luz, projecao, sombras, transparencia: obras in situ e situadas, Galeria Nara Roesler, Rio de Janeiro
 

2014

Come un gioco da bambini, lavoro in situ, 2014-2015, Madre, Naples

Comme un Jeu d'Enfant, Musee d'art Moderne et Contemporain Strasbourg, Strasbourg Lavori
Luminosi / Gia? quarantanni!, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia

De?fini, Fini, Infini, Marseille Modulor, Marseille

Catch as catch can: works in situ, BALTIC, Gateshead

De un patio a otro – trabajos in situ, Cabanas Institute, Guadalajara
 

2013

un Bouquet: 5 Couleurs Moins Une, Travail In Situ, Marseille Deviation, Jardins du Grand Launav
 

2011

Allegro Vivace, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden Echos. Travaux in situ, Centre Pompidou-Metz Photos-Souvenirs au carre, Lisson Gallery, London
 

2010

Multiplikationen, Synagoge Stommeln, Pulheim

Quand les Carrs font des cercles et des triangles: hauts-reliefs situes, Kamel Mennour, Paris Modulation.

Arbeiten in situ, Neues Museum Nürnberg
 

2009

Neues Museum Nürnberg

Couleurs superpostes Acte XIII, Centre-Pompidou-Metz, Metz
 

2008

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf Oggi qui, Studio Trisorio, Naples Fondazione Zegna, Trivero
 

2007

Lisson Gallery, London
 

2006

Les Cabanyes de ceramica espill, Espai d'Art Contemporani De Castello, Valencia

Les Ecrans colores,Travail in situ, Halle Verriere

Filtres Colores: Travail in situ, Atelier Hermes, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul, Korea Intervention II - works in situ, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford

Daniel Buren & Jan De Cock, Denkmal 4, Casa del Fascio, Como

2005

Die farbigen Gesichter - situative Arbeiten, Buchmann Galerie, Cologne Xavier Hufkens, Brussels

The Eye of the Storm - Works in SITU by Daniel Buren, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

sehen sich sehen wissen / voir se voir savoir, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
 

2004

Le Jardin Imaginaire - Travail in situ, Sint-Donatuspark Leuven Quatre fois moins ou quatre fois plus, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
 

2003

Daniel Buren, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf
 

2002

Peinture Blanche 1965-1966, Buchmann Galerie, Cologne

Le Musee qui n'existait pas, Centre Pompidou - Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris
 

2001

PAINTINGS/ ABSTRACT, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck

Les Couleurs Traversees, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
 

2000

Colori ritagliati, Dabbeni Studio d'arte contemporanea, Lugano Musee dart moderne Lille metropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq
 

1999

Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen

Daniel Buren, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf 
 

1989

Daniel Buren, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf

Solo exhibitions at the Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo and the ICA in Nagoya, Japan
 

1982

Daniel Buren, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf
 

1984

Daniel Buren, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf
 

1979

Daniel Buren, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf

1976

Daniel Buren, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf
 

1973

Daniel Buren, MoMA, Oxford, United Kingdom
 

1971

Eine Manifestation, Städtisches Museum, Mönchengladbach
 

1970

Participated in the 10th Tokyo Biennale International Exhibition, Tokyo 
 

1969

Daniel Buren, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf Interruption, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Limited Time Only!, part of Stages 2019, Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Collection (I): Highlights for a Future, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium Neuheiten und Rezepte. Avanti-Avanti-100, Mies van der Rohe House, Berlin,

Inauguration de l’oeuvre Les Couleurs au Matin Calme, travail in situ, Dong-A Media Centre, Seoul, South Korea
 

2018

ZONA MACO, Galeriá Hilario Galguera, Mexico City

Rainbow 2018, Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin

The Armory Show, Gallery Nara Roesler, New York
 

2016

Wolke und Kristall - Die Sammlung Dorothee und Konrad Fischer, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

WITH A TOUCH OF PINK - WITH A BIT OF VIOLET - WITH A HINT OF GREEN - Dorothee Fischer in memoriam, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

Forty, MoMa PS1, New York

AD Intérieurs 2016 - Univers de collectionneurs, La monnaie de Paris

East Wing Biennial: Artificial Realities, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

Une rétrospective d'expositions fermées, Fri Art Kunsthalle, Fribourg
 

2015

Basico (III), Tucci Russo Studio per L'Arte Contemporanea, Turin

Summershow, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin

Hello Walls, Gladstone Gallery, New York

XII Bienal de La Habana, La Habana, Cuba

We’ve Got Mail II, Mostyn, Wales

Five Issues of Studio International, Raven Row, London

do it (adelaide), Samstag Museum, Adelaide

Adventures of the Black Square - Abstract Art and Society 1915–2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Matters of Pattern, Skarstedt, New York
 

2014

Allegro Giusto, Swiss Institute, Rome

Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict: Abstract Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, CIFO Art Space, Miami

Colección IX. Colección Fundación ARCO, CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid

Wall Works, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Des Accords - 4 temps dans la collection Raymond Azibert, Les Abattoirs - Frac Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse
 

2011

Architecture, Contre-Architecture: Transposition Travail In Situ, Mudam Luxembourg
 

2010

Para Analizar, Galeria Hilario Galguera, San Rafael, Mexico
 

2009

just what is it..., ZKM Karksruhe

"Art-sur-mer", Beaufort03, triennale de sculpture, Oostende

Take the Money and Run De Appel, Amsterdam

LA FORCE DE L'ART 02, Grand Palais, Paris

Unbuilt Roads e-flux, New York

La Vie mode d'emploi, SUTTON LANE, Paris

1968. Die Grosse Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld

Connected Things Collected Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin

THE HUMAN STAIN CGAC, Santiago de Compostela

Pae White, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
 

2008

Made in Munich. Haus der Kunst, München

Printemps de Septembre 2008, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse

Singapore Biennale 2008, Singapore

15 year Anniversary Exhibition, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Kopenhagen

NEXT: YESTERDAY - TODAY - TOMORROW , Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf

Mondo e Terra: La collezione del FRAC Corsica MAN Nuoro

SONSBEEK 2008 "Grandeur" , Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnheim

Carried Away – Procession, Art Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnheim

Peripherer Blick und kollektiver Körper, Museion, Bozen

Ambition d'art, Institut d'art contemporain, Villeurbanne

Blood on Paper: the Art of the Book, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today, Museum of Modern Art, New York
 

2006

"Strange I've seen that face before - Objekt, Gestalt, Phantom", Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Location Shots, Galerie Erna Hécey, Brussels, Belgium

Espai Public / Dues Audiencies. Obres i documents de la Colleccie Herbert,

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
 

2005

Mäzene der Kunst auf Papier, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Il Bianco e Altro e Comunque Arte, Palazzo Cavour, Turino, Italy

Yokohama 2005 - International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Yokohama, Japan

Experience de la duree - Experiencing Duration, La biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

Le Tableau Des elements, MAC's Grand Hornu - Musee des Arts Contemporains, Hornu, Belgium

No Comments, Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporenea, Porto, Portugal

Opus, nouvelle presentation des collections permanentes, Musee d'art moderne Lille metropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France

Collection Ete-Automne 2005, capc Musee d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France

collectie zomer 2005 - de Zomer van Middelburg, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium

Natur ? Raum ? Kunst. Aus den Sammlungen des Museums und Ernst Ploil, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

The Enigma of Modernity, Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Hungary

Les apparences sont souvent trompeuses, capc Musee d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France

EXIT- Ausstieg aus dem Bild, ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany

Künstlerische Konzepte als Drucksache Katalog Künstlerbuch Objektbuch Postkarte Plakat,

Galerie M + R Fricke, Berlin, Germany
 

2004

Intra-Muros, Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art contemporain, Nice, France

Behind the facts - Interfunktionen, 1968-75, Museo Serravles, Museu de Arte Contemporana, Porto, Portugal

Dear ICC - Aspects of contemporary art in Belgium 1970-1985,

MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

les avant-gardes polonaises et la galerie denise rene 1957-2004, Galerie Denise Rene - Espace Marais, Paris, France

Multiple Strategies, CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Attraversare Genova. Percorsi e linguaggi internazionali del contemporaneo., Villa Croce Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy

A P R I O R I, Galerie Dr. Dorothea van der Koelen, Mainz, Germany

Collection autumn 2004, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

Artists' Favourites - act II, ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London, UK

INTRA-MUROS, MUSEE D'ART MODERNE ET D'ART CONTEMPORAIN-NICE, Nice, France

Beyond Geometry - Experiments in Form 1940s 70s, Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Support - Die Neue Galerie als Sammlung - 1950 - Heute, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria

Ambulantes. Cultura portotil, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporeneo (CAAC), Sevilla, Spain

Behind the facts interfunktionen, Fundacion Joan Miro, Spain
 

2003

Geschenkte Kunst, Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz, Germany

Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum/videogalerie schum, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Obsession!, Galica, Milano, Italy

Zona People 1974-1985, Non profit art space, Firenze

Mamco, musee d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

The DaimlerChrysler Collection", ZKM | Museum f?r Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany

Sculpture, Carre d'art - Musee d'art contemporain de Nimes, Nimes, France

PROJECTION, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

MINIMALISM AND AFTER II, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Andre - Becher - Buren - Flavin - Lewitt - Schoonhoven - Serra - Zorio, Baronian Francey, Brussels, Belgium
 

2002

OUT OF PRINT/ EDIO ESGOTADA, Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporenea, Porto, Portugal

Iconoclash - Jenseits der Bilderkriege in Wissenschaft, Religion und Kunst, ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany

Collectors Choice, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
 

2001

The Foksal Gallery's Deposit, The Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

La GAM costruisce il suo futuro - tre anni di acquisizioni di arte contemporanea, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Torino, Turin, Italy

Antagonismes..., Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona, Spain

Sous Les Ponts, Le Long De La Riviere..., Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Ornament und Abstraktion, Foundation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland

Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (Göteborg Konsthall), Göteborg, Sweden
 

2000

umziehen, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

Many Colored Objects Placed Side By Side To Form A Row Of Many Colored Objects,

Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg

Wall Works, Edition Schellmann, Munich, Germany

1. Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2000, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata-ken, Japan
 

1999

Visibilite zero 4. Rassegna Internazionale del Video d'Autore, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea - Roma, Rome

WUNDE / WALLS, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

Reality - Paradox - Utopia, MUCSARNOK KUNSTHALLE BUDAPEST, Budapest, Hungary
 

1998

Minimal-Maximal, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen, Germany

La Biennale de Montreal 1998, The Biennale de Montreal (CIAC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Space for Art - Concepts, Projects and Buildings by Artists, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

Ligne droite = Straight line, Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2013

Being Curated: Exhibiting Exhibitions, Frieze

Function of the Museum, in Theories of Contemporary Art (Prentice Hall, Inc: 1985), 189-190.

1979

The Function of the Studio, Cambridge, n° 10, p. 51-58

1973

The function of an exhibition, Studio International, vol. 186, n° 961, p. 216.

1970

It Rains, It Snows, It Paints, in Arts Magazine, New York, vol. 44, n° 6, avril 1970, p. 43.

1969

Beware! (Mise en garde!), Konzeption/Conception, translated by Charles Harrison and Peter Townsend (Leverkusen: Stadtischer Museum, 1969)

SOLO SHOWS CATALOGUES

2005

The Eye of the Storm, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

2003

TRANSITIONS, works in situ, Toyota, Japon, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, 40 P.

GROUP SHOWS CATALOGUES

2004

11. Bijenale Vizuelnih Umetnsti Vrednosti / 11me Biennale des Arts Visuels Valeurs / 11th Bienal of Visual Arts Values, Pancevo, Serbie, Galerija Savremene Umetnosti / Galerie de l'Art contemporain / Gallery of Contemporary Art

19. May 2017 - 29. Jul 2017

exhibition


25. Jan 2008 - 01. Mar 2008

exhibition