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Artwork: Peinture suspendue

T IV 219

Peinture suspendue

Suspended painting

June 1972

In “Invito a leggere come indicazione di quello che c’è da vedere” [gallery] Sperone.

One man show

White acrylic paint on a cotton canvas woven in alternating white and red vertical stripes, each 8.7cm. (± 0.3), wide, cable.

390 x 418.5 cm. (on unstretched canvas).

Turin, Italy


Striped canvas –composed of three panels of cloth sewn together whose last two white stripes at each edge are painted over with white paint on the front side – is hung by a cable stretched between two buildings, 10 meters from the ground, in the courtyard of the gallery.
Visible day and night, from both sides, in the public space.


2011, , Exposition de groupe


* Buren, Daniel : "Quis, Quid, Ubi, Quibus, Auxillis, Cur, Quomodo, Quando? - Exposition-Position-Proposition, 2e partie", in Eight Contemporary Artists, New York : The Museum of Modern Art, 1974, anglais, cit. p. 19 (datée par erreur du mois d'avril)

* Schwarzbauer, Georg F. : "Das Prinzip der Wiederholung", in Magazin Kunst , Mayence : Alexander Baier - Presse (ABP), année 14, n° 4, dernier trimestre 1974, allemand, cit. et repr. coul. p. 43

* Buren, Daniel : [Descriptions], in Discordance / Cohérence, Eindhoven : Van Abbemuseum, mars 1976, français, anglais, cit. A35, repr. p. 20, 21.

* "Museumniews", in Museumjournaal, Amsterdam, série 21, n° 2, avril 1976, néerlandais, repr. p. 91

* Lyotard, Jean-François : "The works and writings of Daniel Buren: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Contemporary Art", in Artforum, New York : Artforum International Magazine, Inc., vol. XIX, n° 6, février 1981, p. 56-64, anglais

* Fuchs, Rudi : "Works : [Daniel Buren]", in Incrocio : un racconto, Milan : Mazzotta, juin 1987, italien, anglais, repr. p. 34

* Lyotard, Jean-François : Que peindre ? Adami, Arakawa, Buren, Paris : Editions de la Différence, la Vue le Texte, Vol. I - II, septembre 1987, repr. n° 73

* Buren, Daniel : "Légendes", in Daniel Buren : Photos-Souvenirs 1965-1988, Villeurbanne : Art Édition, 1988, cit. p. 288, repr. n° 86

* Minola, Anna : "Daniel Buren 12.06.1972", in Gian Enzo Sperone, Torino, Roma, New York : 35 Anni di mostre tra Europa e America, Turin : Hopefulmonster editore, 2 volumes, juin 2000, italien, anglais, cit. p. 208, repr. coul. p. 209

* Bellini, Andrea : “The Photographer Who Worked With Artists” = “Il fotografo che ha lavorato con gli artisti”, in Paolo Mussat Sartor / Luoghi d’arte e di artisti. 1968-2008, Zürich : JRP/Ringier, 1 novembre 2008, anglais, italien, repr. n. p.

* Merz, Beatrice : "Mappa transversale, ovvero appunti per una sintetica cronistoria 1968-1970", in Arte Povera 2011, Milan : Electa, 2011, italien, repr. coul. p. 320

* Buren, Daniel; Casavecchia, Barbara; Honoré, Vincent : "Daniel Buren in conversation with / in conversazione con Barbar Casavecchia e Vincent Honoré", in Daniel Buren - Textile Works, Milan : Mousse Publishing, octobre 2014, italien, anglais, repr. coul. 25

private collector, Paris, France