Daniel Buren

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Birthday
25, 1938
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
France

About

French abstract minimalist sculptor and installation artist who specialized in works featuring vertical stripes. Employed site-specific installation throughout his oeuvre. "The Stripe Guy" was one of his nicknames.

Before Fame

He graduated from Paris' Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Métiers d'Art and began his career by painting frescoes.

Trivia

He created public art works that he mounted as posters in over 100 Parisian metro stations.

Family Life

He was born in the suburbs of Paris.

Associated With

He and fellow conceptual artist Ray Johnson both experimented with form and shape.