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SAMUEL BURI (1935 - )

Samuel Buri is a Swiss painter, graphic artist, object artist, glass and wall painter, based in Basel. Starting his career in the traditional ouevre, in 1955 he received a scholarship from the Kiefer Hablitzel Foundation and in 1956 he developed the first semi-abstract pictures in his new Habkern location. He moved to Paris at the end of 1959. In 1985, a wall painting was created at the Zunfthaus Zum Schlüssel in Basel, which received a distinction from the Basler Heimatschutz in 1986. In 1990 he received the art prize of the Basler Zeitung.

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"Abstract" (1967)

watercolour & gouache

24 x 18cm

signed on verso



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