Quotes by Claes Oldenburg

About Claes Oldenburg:

Claes Oldenburg 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. Many of his works were made in collaboration with his wife, Coosje van Bruggen. Coosje died in 2009 after 32 years of marriage. Oldenburg lives and works in New York.

Author Bio

  • NameClaes Oldenburg
  • DescriptionSwede and American sculptor
  • BornJanuary 28, 1929
  • CountrySweden; United States Of America
  • ProfessionArtist; Sculptor
  • WorksClothespin; Lipstick (Ascending) On Caterpillar Tracks
  • Awards; Rolf Schock Prizes; National Medal Of Arts