1938, Paris. Lives and works in Paris (F)


    LE CINTURE DI FUOCO, Work in situ, Curated by Giacomo Zaza, La Focara, Lecce (I)

    UNE FRESQUE, curated by Joël Benzakin, BOZAR, Bruxelles (B)


    Daniel Buren: AU FUR ET À MESURE,Kamel Mennour, Paris, FR

    Daniel Buren: 'Una cosa tira l’altra, lavori in situ e situati, 1965-2015,Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, IT

    Cores, luz, projeção, sombras, transparência: obras in situ e situadas,Galeria Nara Roesler, Rio de Janeiro, BR


    Daniel Buren. Lavori luminosi / Già quarantanni! novembre 1974-maggio 2014, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, IT

    De un patio a otro – trabajos in situ, 2014, Cabañas Institute, Guadalajara, Mexico


    ELECTRICITY PAPER VINYL.  Works in situ & situated works from 1968-2012, New York, NY

    Bortolami Gallery, New York, New York

    Petzel Gallery, New York, New York


    Architectural Dispositions, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Monumenta at the Grand Palais, Paris, France

    Lux Perpetua, Kamel Mennour Galerie, Paris, France


    Allegro Vivace, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden

    Echos, travail in situ, solo exhibition at the Centre Pompidou-Metz, France

    Revealed: Turner Contemporary Opens, Margate, England


    Daniel Buren, Westwind Arbeiten Situes, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin

    Bilder uber Bilder, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung, MUMOK, Vienna

    In between Minimalisms – Play van Abbe, Part 2: Time Machines, Stedelijk van

    Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

    Daniel Buren, MUDAM, Luxembourg

    Malerei: Prozess und Wxpansion, MUMOK, Vienna

    Multiplications Work in Situ for a Synagogue, Synagogue Stommeln, Pulheim, Germany


    A mancha humana / the human stain, public exhibition, CGAC – Centro Galego

    de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Constanti del classico nell’arte del XX e XXI secolo, public exhibition, Fondazione

    Puglisi Cosentino – Palazzo Valle, Catania Italy

    Daniel Buren- Artists Books, Fundacao Serralves, Porto, Portugal

    Voir Double, travail in situ, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

    Transmutation, travail in situ, in “Arte in memoria 5”, Sinagoga di Ostia Antica, Ostia, Rome, Italy

    Vide ou Plein? Work in situ for two spaces, Art Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

    Le Vent souffle où il veut, Beaufort 03 – The Triennial of Contemporary Art by the Sea, Ostende, Belgium

    Arte Povera bis Mininal, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany

    Les Anneaux, Estuarie 2009, Ile de Nantes, France

    Daniel Buren, NeuesMuseum, StaatlichesMuseum für Kunst und Design in 

    Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany

    25 Obras, 17 Artistas, 4 Relatos, Centre d’Art la Panera, Lérida, Spain

    Just What It is, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

    Play Van Abbe, Part 1: The game and the players, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands


    Curator of L’emprise du lieu, joint exhibition at Domaine Pommery, Reims, France

    Stage designer for the Sophie Calle exhibition at the French Pavilion of the Venice Biennale


    The eye of the storm, solo exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum, New York.

    Participated in the International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Yokohama.


    Six exhibitions in China (Beijing, Jinan, Hangzhu and Tianjin)


    Transitions : works in situ, solo exhibition at the Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota  (Japan)


    Le Musée qui n’existait pas (“The museum that didn’t exist), solo exhibition at the Pompidou Center in Paris, France


    Transparence de la lumière, solo exhibition at the Mito Art Tower (Mito, Japan)


    Porticoes : la couleur et ses reflets (“color and its reflections“), public commission for OdaibaBay, Tokyo, Japan


    Déplacement-Jaillissement : d’une fontaine les autres, public commission for Place des Terreaux, Lyon, France

    Sens dessus-dessous, travail in situ et en mouvement (“work in situ and in motion“), commissioned by Lyon Parc Auto for the Celestins parking lot in Lyon, France (prize for finest parking lot in Europe received in Budapest, Hungary


    Grand Prix National de Peinture, Paris


    International Award for Best Artist, The Bad Wurtemberg Land, Stuttgart, Germany


    Living Treasure prize bestowed by New Zealand


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


    Les deux plateaux, sculpture in situ, public commission for the Central Court of the Palais Royal in Paris

    Golden Lion for best pavilion at the 42nd Biennale in Venice


    Beginning of a close collaboration (more than 10 exhibitions, personal and group) with the Kanransha Gallery, Tokyo

    1982 / 1983 / 1984 / 1985 / 2000 / 2005

    Performances of Couleurs Superposées in Genazzano, Tokyo, Berne, Eindhoven, Venice, Villeneuve d’Ascq, New York and Paris


    Three simultaneous exhibitions in the Netherlands: Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven / StedelijkMuseum, Amsterdam / Kröller-MüllerMuseum, Otterlo

    1975 / 1979 / 1980 / 1983 / 1998 / 1999 / 2004 / 2005

    Toile/Voile-Voile/Toile, boat races followed by museum displays of sail-canvasses in Berlin, Geneva, Lucerne, Villeneuve d’Ascq, Lyon-Villeurbanne, Tel-Aviv, Seville and Grasmere


    First Cabane Éclatée (“splayed cabin“) for the Städtisches Museum, Mönchengladbach, Germany

    1973 / 2006

    Solo exhibitions at the MOMA, Oxford, UK

    1972 / 1974 / 1976 / 1978 / 1980 / 1984 / 1986 / 1993 / 1997 / 2003 / 2007

    Participated in the Venice Biennale

    1972 / 1977 / 1982

    Participated in Documenta, Kassel, Germany


    Eine Manifestation, first solo exhibition in a museum, Städtisches Museum, Mönchengladbach (Germany)

    Peinture-Sculpture, work censored at the “VIth Guggenheim International” exhibition, Guggenheim Museum, New York


    Participated in the 10th Tokyo Biennale International Exhibition (Tokyo, Japan)

    Affichages sauvages (fly-posting) in the Paris, Tokyo and New York subways

    First video work with the Gerry Schum gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany


    Interruption, exhibition-presentation of 8 films on a Scopitone at the Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

    1968 / 1969 / 1971 / 1976

    Participated in Prospect, Düsseldorf, Germany


    First solo exhibit at Galerie Apollinaire, Milan


    First affichages sauvages (”fly-posting”) in the streets of Paris


    Events staged by the foursome Buren, Mosset, Parmentier & Toroni


    Grand Prix at the Paris Biennale.

    Prix Lefranc de la Jeune Peinture (prize for young painters)


    First public commission of murals for a hotel on St. Croix (U.S. Virgin Islands). To date more than 180 exhibitions have followed since in the USA