Medium

Over the course of a long career, painter and lithographer Samuel Buri has experimented in a variety of both figurative and abstract styles. After meeting Abstract Expressionist Sam Francis, Buri discarded his early interest in Post-Impressionism in favor of a delicate, lyrical abstract style that blended figurative concerns with some of the techniques of Op art, including grids and repeated patterns. He also experimented with ceramics, sculpture, and large-scale public murals. In Buri’s most famous series “Des Vaches: Mo, Ni, Que” (1971-1976), he created public installations comprising three vibrantly painted fiberglass cows grazing in site-specific configurations, reflecting his interest in both the mediums and imagery of Pop Art.

Exhibitions
2015
Galerie Carzaniga at Art Basel 2015Galerie Carzaniga

Gartentor, 2014

Oil on canvas
Location
Basel
Medium

Over the course of a long career, painter and lithographer Samuel Buri has experimented in a variety of both figurative and abstract styles. After meeting Abstract Expressionist Sam Francis, Buri discarded his early interest in Post-Impressionism in favor of a delicate, lyrical abstract style that blended figurative concerns with some of the techniques of Op art, including grids and repeated patterns. He also experimented with ceramics, sculpture, and large-scale public murals. In Buri’s most famous series “Des Vaches: Mo, Ni, Que” (1971-1976), he created public installations comprising three vibrantly painted fiberglass cows grazing in site-specific configurations, reflecting his interest in both the mediums and imagery of Pop Art.

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