Monumenta 2012

Artist Daniel Buren plants a forest of candy-colored sunshades for "Exentrique(s), travail in situ" at the Grand Palais

Following the installation by Anish Kapoor in 2011, Monumenta 2012 invited famed French artist Daniel Buren for the fifth edition of the annual challenge to create an installation that will fill the soaring nave of Paris’ Grand Palais. Buren’s take on the site-specific concept is “Excentrique(s), travail in situ”. True to its name, what Buren has created can best be described as eccentric—a rainbow forest …