WorldCat Identities

Oldenburg, Claes 1929-

Overview
Works: 691 works in 1,606 publications in 4 languages and 18,820 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Illustrated works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Catalogs  Documentary films  Biographical films  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, zxx, Artist, Honoree, Creator, Engraver, Other, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Editor, Recipient, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: N6537.O4, 709.24
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Most widely held works by Claes Oldenburg
Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen : sculpture by the way by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Store days : documents from the store, 1961, and Ray Gun Theater, 1962 by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

16 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposals for monuments and buildings, 1965-69 by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claes Oldenburg drawings, 1959-1977 : Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen drawings, 1992-1998 in the Whitney Museum of American Art by Janie C Lee( Book )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Best known for recasting familiar objects in unfamiliar textures, media, and dimensions, Claes Oldenburg has long challenged his audience to rethink the everyday with works such as French Fries and Ketchup (1963) and Soft Toilet (1966). Oldenburg's masterful drawings reveal another facet of this pioneering artist, inviting viewers to enter his "fantasy' as they explore Oldenburg's relationship with the medium, from sensitive early explorations to veteran campaigns as a refined and accomplished draftsman." "Drawing is crucial to Oldenburg's art: drawings note the beginning of an idea; they develop the thought; they give birth to his sculptures. The medium offers a flexibility particularly suited to the artist's extraordinary visions, enhancing the effectiveness of his manipulations of scale and perspective in sculpture. Pieces such as Proposed Colossal Monument for Central Park North, N.Y.C.- Teddy Bear (1965); Various Positions of a Giant Lipstick to Replace the Fountain of Eros, Piccadilly Circus, London (1966); Proposal for a Cathedral in the Form of a Colossal Faucet, Lake Union, Seattle (1972); and Blueberry Pie a la Mode, Sliding down a Hill (1996) usher viewers into a chimerical world of the mundane made significant."--Jacket
A bottle of notes and some voyages : Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen by Germano Celant( Book )

15 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printed stuff : prints, posters, and ephemera by Claes Oldenburg : a catalogue raisonné 1958-1996 by Richard H Axsom( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue raisonné
Il Corso del coltello = The Course of the knife by Germano Celant( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Item describes the "hypothetical architectural event and performance entitled "Il Corso del Coltello" " ( -- p. [3])
Claes Oldenburg( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happenings by Michael Kirby( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scripts and productions by Jim Dine, Red Grooms, Allan Kaprow, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Whitman
Bottle of notes by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Item discusses the commission by Middlesbrough Borough Council, creation and installation of the sculpture "Bottle of notes" in Central Gardens, Middlesbrough
Claes Oldenburg, Mouse Museum/Ray Gun Wing by Coosje van Bruggen( Book )

12 editions published in 1979 in 4 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inverted collar and tie by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claes Oldenburg : nur ein anderer Raum by Coosje van Bruggen( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in German and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

14 editions published in 1999 in English and Italian and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de Zweeds-Amerikaanse beeldend kunstenaar (1929), die in de VS grote bekendheid kreeg als een van de uitvinders van de pop-art
Claes Oldenburg by Gerald Fox( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in German and English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film takes viewers to the artist's New York studio, the Guggenheim Museum, and Petaluma, California, for the construction of Giant Houseball. Art dealers, art critics, and contemporaries Jim Dine and Roy Lichtenstein discuss the man and his art
Claes Oldenburg : die frühen Zeichnungen by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

15 editions published in 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claes Oldenburg : the Sixties by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

16 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus van de tentoonstelling met daarin een overzicht van het werk uit de jaren zestig van de Amerikaanse kunstenaar (1929- )
Notes in hand by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

22 editions published in 1971 in English and German and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen : sculpture by the way
Alternative Names
Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg artista e scultore svedese

Claes Oldenburg artista estatunidenc

Claes Oldenburg escultor sueco

Claes Oldenburg schwedischer Künstler der Pop Art

Claes Oldenburg sculpteur suédo-américain

Claes Oldenburg sculpteur suédo-américan

Claes Oldenburg Zweeds kunstenaar

Claes Thure Oldenburg

Oldenberg, Ḳlaʼes

Oldenberg, Ḳlaʾes 1929-

Oldenburg, Claes

Oldenburg, Claes Thure

Κλάες Όλντενμπουργκ

Олденбург, Клас

אולדנבורג, קלס

קלאס אולדנבורג

קלאס אולדנבורג אמן אמריקאי

کلاس اولدنبرگ

แคลส์ โอลเดนเบิร์ก

კლას ოლდენბურგი

클래스 올덴버그

オルデンバーグ, クレス

クレス・オルデンバーグ

克拉斯·歐登伯格

Languages
English (357)

German (72)

Italian (13)

Dutch (11)

Covers
Claes Oldenburg drawings, 1959-1977 : Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen drawings, 1992-1998 in the Whitney Museum of American ArtPrinted stuff : prints, posters, and ephemera by Claes Oldenburg : a catalogue raisonné 1958-1996HappeningsBottle of notesClaes Oldenburg, Coosje van BruggenClaes OldenburgNotes in hand