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

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.

Dawn Tan    Here we can observe what can be made when taking the quilting and intervening of fabrics to the extreme in what refers to scale, shape and concept. The large scale of the pieces and the loud aesthetic inherent to the products they are mimicking make a loud comment on objects of daily human consumption.

Dawn Tan Here we can observe what can be made when taking the quilting and intervening of fabrics to the extreme in what refers to scale, shape and concept. The large scale of the pieces and the loud aesthetic inherent to the products they are mimicking make a loud comment on objects of daily human consumption.

-Claes Oldenburg-

-Claes Oldenburg-

Giant Candy Apples By street artist Celso. Waffle by Martha Friedman. Dropped cone by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.

Giant Candy Apples By street artist Celso. Waffle by Martha Friedman. Dropped cone by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.

Using elements in new and estranging ways, a funny and relaxed environment is created.  Claes Oldenburg - Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks (1969)

Using elements in new and estranging ways, a funny and relaxed environment is created. Claes Oldenburg - Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks (1969)

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