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Claes Oldenburg

(American, born 1929)

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Claes Oldenburg

Broken Button, 1981

9,500 USD

Biography

Timeline

1929
Born in Stockholm, Sweden
1946 - 1950
Attended Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
1950 - 1954
Attended the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
1953
Attended the Oxbow Summer School of Painting in Saugatuck, MI, USA
1956
Moved to New York City in 1956
1977
Married Coosje van Bruggen (1942–2009)
Oldenburg currently lives and works in downtown Manhattan, in California, and on a centuries-old estate in the Loire Valley, France.

Exhibitions

2013
Claes Oldenburg Exhibitions in 2013:
Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
NeuenGalerie - neu gesehen: Sammlung + documenta-Erwerbungen - Neue Galerie, Kassel, Germany
Pop Goes The Easel: Pop Art And Its Progeny, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT, USA
Claes Oldenburg: The Street and The Store, MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art, Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY, USA
2012
Claes Oldenburg Exhibitions in 2012:
Claes Oldenburg: Los Anos Sesenta, Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao, Spain
Claes Oldenburg. Arbeiten auf Papier, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Claes Oldenburg: Strange Eggs, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX, USA
Claes Oldenburg, The Sixties, Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz, Germany
Claes Oldenburg, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Claes Oldenburg - From Street to Mouse: 1959 - 1970, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna, Austria
2011
Claes Oldenburg Exhibitions in 2011:
THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG, Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY, USA
Burning, Bright: A Short History of the Light Bulb, The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY, USA
Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn Jr. Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California, Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA, USA
Pop Objects and Icons from the Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY, USA
2010
Claes Oldenburg Exhibitions in 2010:
Painting and Sculpture, Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY, USA
The Maginot Line, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL, USA
Popular, Galerie Thomas Modern, Munich, Germany
Cosa fa la mia anima mentre sto lavorando? Museo MAGA, Gallarte, Italy
Gran Reserva, Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile
Art and Appetite, Davison Art Center, Middletown, CT, USA
Modern and Contemporary Sculpture, Richard Gray Gallery, New York City, NY, YSA
2009
1968. Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany (group)
2008
The Hands of Art, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium
2007
Claes Oldenburg Exhibitions in 2007:
Sculpture By the Way, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain
Claes Oldenburg & Coosje van Bruggen: Double Vision, Waddington Galleries, London, England
2006
Claes Oldenburg Exhibitions in 2006:
Group Show, The Armory Show at Piers 90 and 92, New York, NY, USA
Sculpture By the Way, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Castello di Rivolli, Turin, Italy
2005
Claes Oldenburg Exhibitions in 2005:
Corridor Pin, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA
Balzac, Petanque, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, USA
2004
Metropolitan Museum of Art entitled Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen on the Roof