Daniele Buetti

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Daniele Buetti.

Daniele Buetti (born 1955) is a Swiss visual artist who works in several modes including installation and intervention. The media he works with includes photography, sculpture, drawing, sound, video and digital forms. He is professor at University of Fine Arts Munster where he has taught since 2004. He lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland and Münster, Germany.[1]

His work has been described as "an expression of world-weariness and the individual’s precarious existential orientation."[2] In the 1990s Buetti's work served as a visual critiques of the consumption of beauty. This work often appropriated images of models and high-fashion consumer products from magazines that were pierced with a ballpoint pen.[3]

A monograph on his work, Daniele Buetti: it's all in the mind was published in 2014 by Hirmer Publishers. The volume includes essays by Buetti, Matthias Ulrich, Max Hollein, and Jane Michael.[1]

Buetti was born in Fribourg.

Buetti's work has been widely exhibited nationally and internationally in museums and galleries including the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt[4] and the Kunsthaus Wien.[5] His work was the subject of a one-person show, Could a dream be enough, at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sophia.[6] His work was presented in a solo exhibition at the Swiss Institute for Contemporary Art in New York City.[2] Buetti has also exhibited his work at Helmhaus Zurich where his installation, Auf allen Knien (On All Knees) was presented.[7]

Public collections[edit]

  • Collection du F.R.A.C (Fond régional d’Art Contemporain, Provence-Alpes-côte d’Azur)[8]
  • DaimlerChrysler Collection, Berlin[9]
  • Elgiz Museum, Istanbul, Turkey[10]
  • Fotomuseum Winterthur[11]
  • Kunsthaus, Bregenz[12][13]
  • Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University[14]
  • Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich[15]
  • Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne[16]
  • Museum HausKonstruktiv, Zurich[17]
  • ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst undMedientechnologie, Karlsruhe[18]


  1. ^ a b Buetti, Daniele; Ulrich, Matthias; Hollein, Max; Michael, Jane (2014). Daniele Buetti: it's all in the mind. Hirmer. ISBN 9783777422602. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Daniel Buetti". Swiss Institute. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Daniele Buetti and the Models". Schirn Magazine. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Daniel Buetti, It's All in the Mind". Schirn Gallery. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Pas de Deux". Kunsthaus Wien. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  6. ^ "Danielle Buetti. Could a dream be enough". Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sophia. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  7. ^ Schindler, Anna (2003). "Daniele Buetti HELMHAUS ZURICH". Artforum. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  8. ^ "Daniele BUETTI 1956, Fribourg (Suisse)". Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  9. ^ "Daniele Buetti Looking for Love (Christian Dior), 1997/2000". Daimler Art Collection. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  10. ^ "The Elgiz Museum - An ever growing family collection in Istanbul: Daniel Buetti". Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  11. ^ "Daniele Buetti: WHAT ABOUT MEMORIES". Fotomuseum Winterthur. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  12. ^ "Lifestyle". Kunsthaus Bregenz. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  13. ^ "Collected artists". Art Facts. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  14. ^ "Daniele Buetti". Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  15. ^ "Daniele Buetti". Migros Museum. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  16. ^ "Artists present in the Collection of the Musée de l'Elysée". Musée de l'Elysée. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  17. ^ "Daniele Buetti Oh boy oh boy VIII-A". Museum Haus Konstruktiv. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  18. ^ "Daniele Buetti". Retrieved 28 March 2021.