Monumenta 2012

Today I am Looking at Monumenta 2012 and these amazing glass huts by Daniel Buren.

Monumenta 2012, Daniel Buren, Photograph: Francois Mori/AP
Monumenta 2012, Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images
Monumenta 2012, Daniel Buren

MONUMENTA is an ambitious artistic encounter unmatched anywhere in the world, organized by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. Each year MONUMENTA invites an internationally renowned contemporary artist to appropriate the 13,500 m² of the Grand Palais Nave with an artwork specially created for the event.

Monumenta 2012, Daniel Buren
Monumenta 2012, Daniel Buren
Daniel Buren

Daniel Buren is one of the most active and best-known artists on the international scene and his work has been presented in the world’s greatest institutions and in a wide variety of sites.

The installation will be open to the public on today through June 21, 2012.

Here are a few preparation photos those of you, who like me, like to see the process.

The preparation, Monumenta 2012
The preparation, Monumenta 2012
The preparation, Monumenta 2012
The preparation, Monumenta 2012

You can find more Monumenta 2012 preparation photos here.

photo 1 and 2 via The Guardian

all other photos via Monumenta 2012

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