Daniel Buren

1938 - Today

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Daniel Buren (born 25 March 1938, in Boulogne-Billancourt) is a French conceptual artist, painter, and sculptor. He has won numerous awards including the Golden Lion for best pavilion at the Venice Biennale (1986), the International Award for best artist in Stuttgart (1991) and the prestigious Premium Imperiale for painting in Tokyo in 2007. He has created several world-famous installations, including "Les Deux Plateaux"(1985) in the Cour d'honneur of the Palais-Royal, and the Observatory of the Light in Fondation Louis Vuitton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Buren has received more than 172,803 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Daniel Buren is the 100th most popular sculptor (down from 86th in 2019), the 2,438th most popular biography from France (down from 2,103rd in 2019) and the 21st most popular French Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Daniel Buren ranks 100 out of 190Before him are John Flaxman, Georg Rafael Donner, Properzia de' Rossi, Dan Flavin, Walter De Maria, and Germain Pilon. After him are Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Anna Mahler, Hendrick de Keyser, Adam Kraft, Medardo Rosso, and Christian Daniel Rauch.

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Among people born in 1938, Daniel Buren ranks 169Before him are Beata Tyszkiewicz, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Larry Niven, Ahmed Qurei, Edem Kodjo, and Ove Andersson. After him are Evel Knievel, Isabelle Aubret, Götz George, Emile Griffith, Jean Eustache, and Jesús María Pereda.

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In France

Among people born in France, Daniel Buren ranks 2,438 out of 5,234Before him are Louis Massignon (1883), Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart (1801), André Téchiné (1943), Jean François de Troy (1679), Amandus (600), and Jean Fernel (1497). After him are Christian Boltanski (1944), Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), Rudi Garcia (1964), Herleva (1003), Pierre Pflimlin (1907), and Claude Le Jeune (1528).

Among SCULPTORS In France

Among sculptors born in France, Daniel Buren ranks 21Before him are Jean Goujon (1510), César Baldaccini (1921), François Girardon (1628), Antoine Coysevox (1640), Antoine-Louis Barye (1795), and Germain Pilon (1525). After him are Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), Henri Laurens (1885), Ligier Richier (1500), Jules Dalou (1838), Marisol Escobar (1930), and Charles Despiau (1874).