Paris' Grand Palais was getting ready to showcase French artist Daniel Buren's work for the fifth Monumenta exhibition on Wednesday (May 9). Each year Monume...
Buren said he wanted the visitors to take possession of his work, an important notion in his career.
"If it (the artwork) is fluid and coherent enough, then I think that the public can have a kind of freedom, do what they want. They wander about; as it is very big they can discover by themselves all the different angles possible. There isn't one part better than the other, for me at least. One can say this is the best angle, but it is the point of view of the one saying it," he told Reuters Television.
Visitors wandered below the coloured roofs, but the main attraction of the structure was the mirrors installed by the artist right under the dome of the Grand Palais, the highest point of the museum.Buren's challenge in this exhibition was to make the Grand Palais seem more human to visitors, so they could have a different perspective of it.