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60 years of performance art in Switzerland museum Tinguely, 20.09.2017 - 28.01.2018

Manifestation 1, 2, 3, 4 (1967)

During the 18th Salon de la jeune peinture in Paris, Manifestation n°1 consists of work on the exhibition on opening day, 3 January 1967. Manifestation n°2 consists of the taking down of the works and the artists' departure at 6pm. They leave a banner with the inscription "BUREN, MOSSET, PARMENTIER, TORONI, N'EXPOSENT PAS" [... do not exhibit] in the room, and it stays hanging there throughout the exhibition.

On June 1967, Manifestation n°3 takes place at the Musée des arts décoratifs in the form of an announced, but not occurring performance; Manifestation n°4 consists of an exhibition featuring slide projections and sound recordings at the Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris in September 1967. In December 1967 Parmentier compiles a text that declares the end of the group.

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Daniel Buren (1938, based in Paris); Olivier Mosset (1944, based in Tucson); Michel Parmentier (1938-2000); Niele Toroni (1937, based in Paris).

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