Claes Oldenburg

Swedish , 1929 -

Born in Sweden in 1929, Claes Oldenburg attended Yale University and the Art Institute of Chicago before moving to New York City. He received the Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture and the Lifetime Achievement Award in Contemporary Sculpture from the International Sculpture Center in Washington, D.C.

As a Pop artist, Claes Oldenburg celebrates the everyday object with a keen sense of humor. He takes a banal object and transforms it into a sculptural form by representing it using radically different materials and scale. He is also an extraordinary draftsman and frequently transforms his ideas for monumental outdoor sculptures and landscape reorientations into drawings and prints that are imaginative variants of his ideas about their installation.
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1929

Senior & Shopmaker Gallery

Price upon request

Butter Pat in Berkeley Hills

1976

Mary Ryan Gallery, Inc.

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Tongue Cloud over London with Thames Ball

1976

Mary Ryan Gallery, Inc.

Price upon request

Profile Airflow

1969

Leanne Hull Fine Art, LLC

Price upon request

London Knees

1968

Leanne Hull Fine Art, LLC

Price upon request

Apple Core - Spring

1990

Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl

$5,500 - $12,000

Apple Core - Autumn

1990

Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl

$5,500 - $12,000

Geometric Mouse, Scale E, "Desktop"

2013

Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl

$12,000 - $35,000