Giant objects. Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor who makes large replicas of everyday objects. He was born in 1929 and moved to Chicago in 1936. He went to Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's been associated with the Pop Art movement since the 1960s. He created most of his sculptures in collaboration with his late wife Coosje van Bruggen. More here.

Giant objects. Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor who makes large replicas of everyday objects. He was born in 1929 and moved to Chicago in 1936. He went to Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's been associated with the Pop Art movement since the 1960s. He created most of his sculptures in collaboration with his late wife Coosje van Bruggen. More here.

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen ~ Saw, Sawing, 1996 (steel, epoxy resin, fiber-reinforced plastic)

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen ~ Saw, Sawing, 1996 (steel, epoxy resin, fiber-reinforced plastic)

Claes Oldenburg Exhibit - coming to the Walker in Sept of 2013 - Definitely going to this!

Supersizing It With Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg Exhibit - coming to the Walker in Sept of 2013 - Definitely going to this!

Floor Burger, Claes Oldenburg 1962

Floor Burger, Claes Oldenburg 1962

Claes Oldenburg Art | Claes Oldenburg | Art since 1945 | Hatje Cantz

Claes Oldenburg Art | Claes Oldenburg | Art since 1945 | Hatje Cantz

Claes Oldenburg. Hmm remarkably close to George Wylie's Rottenrow maternity safety pin...

Claes Oldenburg. Hmm remarkably close to George Wylie's Rottenrow maternity safety pin...

This sculptour is by Claes Oldenburg. I like this sculptour becuase it is scary how it looks like the people are being swept away. I also like how the sculptour constantly looks like it is going to fall because it is on a slant and there is nothing holding it up.

This sculptour is by Claes Oldenburg. I like this sculptour becuase it is scary how it looks like the people are being swept away. I also like how the sculptour constantly looks like it is going to fall because it is on a slant and there is nothing holding it up.

Claes Oldenburg Elements: Line, color, shape, form Principle: Symmetrical balance, unity, contrast, proportion

Claes Oldenburg Elements: Line, color, shape, form Principle: Symmetrical balance, unity, contrast, proportion

Claes Oldenburg, Soft Toilet, 1966  79.83a-b

Claes Oldenburg, Soft Toilet, 1966 79.83a-b

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, "Binoculars," 1991, (Venice, Calif.). © 1991 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. Photo by Attilio Maranzano.

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Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, "Binoculars," 1991, (Venice, Calif.). © 1991 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. Photo by Attilio Maranzano.

Love This Sculpture Idea | Full Dose                                                                                                                                                      More

Love This Sculpture Idea

Love This Sculpture Idea | Full Dose More

Claes Oldenburg. Spoon and cherry- have kids write a story based on this image.

Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg. Spoon and cherry- have kids write a story based on this image.

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Brugeen's Flying Pins art installation in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Brugeen's Flying Pins art installation in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Claes Oldenburg "Floor cake". Synthetic polymer paint and latex on canvas filled with foam rubber and cardboard boxes. 1962

Claes Oldenburg "Floor cake". Synthetic polymer paint and latex on canvas filled with foam rubber and cardboard boxes. 1962

Claes Oldenburg Art | CONE von / made by Claes Oldenburg, Köln ,Cologne | Flickr - Photo ...

Claes Oldenburg Art | CONE von / made by Claes Oldenburg, Köln ,Cologne | Flickr - Photo ...

Claes Oldenburg (b1982) is an American sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. Another theme in his work is soft sculpture versions of everyday objects.

Claes Oldenburg (b1982) is an American sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. Another theme in his work is soft sculpture versions of everyday objects.

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