French artist Daniel Buren was born in Boulogne-Billancourt, a suburb of Paris in 1938. He graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Métiers d’Art, Paris in 1960. In 1965, Buren had developed his signature style of work, which is most known for alternating white and colored vertical stripes. Over the past 50 years, Buren has exhibited extensively; he has been the subject of retrospectives at the Guggenheim Museum in New York (2005) and the Centre Pompidou in Paris (2002). He’s exhibited at the Venice Biennale more than 10 times and was awarded the Golden Lion for his French Pavilion in 1986. In 2012, he was selected to exhibit at MONUMENTA 2012 at the Grand Palais in Paris. He currently lives and works in Paris.
Daniel Buren is featured in Edition: Guest Editor, Stephan Breuer