WorldCat Identities

Oldenburg, Claes 1929-

Overview
Works: 691 works in 1,318 publications in 5 languages and 17,989 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, Creator, Engraver, Other, Honoree, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Recipient, Editor, Contributor, Performer
Classifications: N6537.O4, 709.24
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Most widely held works about Claes Oldenburg
 
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Most widely held works by Claes Oldenburg
Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen : sculpture by the way by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 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 )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 452 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 )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published in 1970 in 4 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Catalogue of the exhibition: The works are grouped in categories according to their themes, which succeed one another in roughly chronological order; however, the various categories tend to overlap somewhat in date. Within each group, the arrangement is in order of the making of each piece, according to information supplied by the artist, who has also advised on the titles. Certain drawings related to specific works are shown with them. The majority, however, are exhibited in the Paul J. Sachs Gallery on the third floor of the Museum, where a number of notebook pages (uncatalogued), ranging in date from 1954 to 1969, are also shown unmounted in cases."
Claes Oldenburg( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happenings by Michael Kirby( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 159 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 )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 156 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
Inverted collar and tie by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claes Oldenburg, Mouse Museum/Ray Gun Wing by Coosje van Bruggen( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claes Oldenburg by Gerald Fox( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and German and held by 76 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 : nur ein anderer Raum by Coosje van Bruggen( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1999 in Italian and English and held by 67 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 : die frühen Zeichnungen by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeichnungen von Claes Oldenburg : [Ausstellung] 27. Aug. bis 26. Sept. 1976, Kestner-Gesellschaft Hannover : [Katalog] by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double vision : the poetic focus of Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen by Claes Oldenburg( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 29 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 schwedischer Künstler der Pop Art

Claes Oldenburg sculpteur suédo-américain

Claes Oldenburg sculpteur suédo-américan

Claes Oldenburg Swede and American sculptor

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

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 (253)

German (58)

Italian (11)

Swedish (8)

Dutch (3)

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 1958-1996Bottle of notesClaes OldenburgClaes Oldenburg, Coosje van BruggenRaw notes; documents and scripts of the performances: Stars, Moveyhouse, Massage, the typewriterClaes Oldenburg : multiples in retrospect, 1964-1990