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Daniel Buren’s Kaleidoscope installation

Daniel Buren's Kaleidoscope installation

The translucent circles, colored in red, blue and green. Colorful installation by French conceptual artist Daniel Buren’s Kaleidoscope installation

Daniel Buren’s Kaleidoscope installation
French conceptual artist Daniel Buren was born on 25 March 1938 in Boulogne, Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine. He is the fifth artist to take over the Grand Palais in Paris. His offering is Excentrique, a giant kaleidoscope-style installation that fills the building’s nave. Rainbow colored disks act like trees one walks underneath. It’s part of Monumenta, an annual art project now in its fifth year, that dares an artist of international stature to overtake one of the French capital’s most monumental buildings. The translucent circles, colored in red, blue and green, create a second roof that’s just eight feet high. As light streams in through the windows, the installation comes alive.

Colorful installation by conceptual artist Daniel Buren

Impressive and beautiful installation by French conceptual artist Daniel Buren

Daniel Buren’s Kaleidoscope installation

guardian.co.uk/artanddesign