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Daniel Buren | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
1938

Born on March 25.

1957-60

Studies at the École des Métiers d’Art in Paris, where he explores several different disciplines, including sculpture and painting.

1959

Records a film in Mexico.

1960

After a brief spell at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, decides to devote himself exclusively to painting.

1960–65

Begins to work with the vertical stripes that come to characterize all his art production.
The stripes are a uniform 8.7 centimeters in width and are applied to a variety of materials.
Receives an award at the IV Biennale de Parisand the Lefranc Prize.

1965

Begins to work with the vertical stripes that come to characterize all his art production.

1967

Together with artists Olivier Mosset, Michel Parmentier, and Niele Toroni, participates in a series of exhibitions dedicated to reducing painting to the most elemental physical and
visual elements through the systematic repetition of motifs. All take place in Paris between January and September: Manifestation no. 1 at the Salon de la Jeune Peinture, Manifestation no. 3 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, and Manifestation no. 4 at the 5ème Biennale de Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. (Manifestation no. 2 is to be held at the Salon de la Jeune Peinture also, but the artists take down their paintings on the opening day.)

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