Claes Oldenburg (nacido el 28 de enero de 1929) es un escultor sueco, pionero del Pop Art. Es conocido sobre todo por sus instalaciones de arte público que representan réplicas a gran escala de objetos cotidianos. Otro tema en su obra son las versiones en escultura blanda de objetos normalmente duros.

Claes Oldenburg (nacido el 28 de enero de 1929) es un escultor sueco, pionero del Pop Art. Es conocido sobre todo por sus instalaciones de arte público que representan réplicas a gran escala de objetos cotidianos. Otro tema en su obra son las versiones en escultura blanda de objetos normalmente duros.

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

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

Oldenburg and Bruggen giant fork  even over denken dat we goed moeten zijn met de natuur dat we nog steeds kunnen eten uit de zee

Oldenburg and Bruggen giant fork even over denken dat we goed moeten zijn met de natuur dat we nog steeds kunnen eten uit de zee

Claes Oldenburg @ Milan. "Ago filo nodo" (Needle, wire, knot) - May 7, 2012 in Milan. The needlework theme reflects Milan's connection to the world of fashion.

Claes Oldenburg @ Milan. "Ago filo nodo" (Needle, wire, knot) - May 7, 2012 in Milan. The needlework theme reflects Milan's connection to the world of fashion.

Claes Oldenburg, "Clothespin," 1976, Philadelphia. © 1976 Claes Oldenburg. Photo by Attilio Maranzano. | Pop Sculptor       previous  1 / 4  next     Over the past six decades, Claes Oldenburg, 82, has built an international reputation by transforming everyday objects like clothespins, hamburgers and electrical outlets into soft or oversized sculptures.

Pop Sculptor

Claes Oldenburg, "Clothespin," 1976, Philadelphia. © 1976 Claes Oldenburg. Photo by Attilio Maranzano. | Pop Sculptor previous 1 / 4 next Over the past six decades, Claes Oldenburg, 82, has built an international reputation by transforming everyday objects like clothespins, hamburgers and electrical outlets into soft or oversized sculptures.

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

Pop Sculptor

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

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

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

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