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Claes Oldenburg

The Sixties
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929- (Book - 2012)
Claes Oldenburg
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Baker & Taylor
"This comprehensive monograph explores the conceptual complexity and diversity of Claes Oldenburg's early work to reveal this influential artist's extraordinary inventiveness. Accompanying an exhibition of Oldenburg's seminal early work, this publicationexamines the breadth of his artistic career from the late 1950s to 1970. It features works including the landmark installations The Street and The Store and their accompanying performances; the highly influential spectacular sculptures of everyday objects as well as drawings and preparatory collages for public projects from the 1960s. The book traces the development of Oldenburg's practice as it follows his work up to the Mouse Museum. Also included in the publication is an extensive chronology, alongside notes as well as a variety of installation views that showcase the careful consideration given to modes of presentation. In addition to imagery of his Pop icons, this richly illustrated book contains an extensive selection of drawings, collages, and magazine and newspaper clippings as well as a wealth of previously unpublished notebook pages, preparatory studies, and photographs taken by the artist. This volume probes diverse aspects of his work to offer fresh perspectives on Oldenburg's artistic development and unprecedented insights into the conceptual process of his artistic explorations"--

Gardners
This comprehensive monograph explores the conceptual complexity and diversity of Claes Oldenburg's early work to reveal this influential post-war artist's extraordinary inventiveness.

Prestel Publishing
This comprehensive monograph explores the conceptual complexity and diversity of Claes Oldenburg's early work to reveal this influential artist's extraordinary inventiveness. Accompanying an exhibition of Oldenburg's seminal early work, this publication examines the breadth of his artistic career from the late 1950s to 1970. It features works including the landmark installations The Street and The Store and their accompanying performances; the highly influential spectacular sculptures of everyday objects as well as drawings and preparatory collages for public projects from the 1960s. The book traces the development of Oldenburg's practice as it follows his work up to the Mouse Museum. Also included in the publication is an extensive chronology, alongside notes as well as a variety of installation views that showcase the careful consideration given to modes of presentation. In addition to imagery of his Pop icons, this richly illustrated book contains an extensive selection of drawings, collages, and magazine and newspaper clippings as well as a wealth of previously unpublished notebook pages, preparatory studies, and photographs taken by the artist. This volume probes diverse aspects of his work to offer fresh perspectives on Oldenburg's artistic development and unprecedented insights into the conceptual process of his artistic explorations.



The book is the official publication accompanying the following exhibitions:

mumok (Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig), Vienna

February 3-May 27, 2012



Museum Ludwig, Cologne

June 22-September 30, 2012



Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

October 30, 2012-February 17, 2013



The Museum of Modern Art, New York

April 9-August 5, 2013



Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

September 22, 2013-January 12, 2014

Authors: Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Achim-Hochdörfer ; with Barbara Schröder
Title: Claes Oldenburg
the sixties
Publisher: Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel ; Wein : Mumok, c2012
Characteristics: 320 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Notes: Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Claes Oldenburg: the sixties" held at the Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, February 3-May 27, 2012; Museum Ludwig, Cologne, June 22-September 30, 2012; Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, October 30, 2012-February 17, 2013; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, April 14-August 5, 2013; and, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, September 14, 2013-January 12, 2014
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Preface / Karola Kraus and Kasper König
From street to store : Claes Oldenburg's pop expressionism / Achim Hochdörfer
Psychological expressionism : Claes Oldenburg's theater of objects / Branden W. Joseph
Claes Oldenburg's clippings : an introductory tour / Ann Temkin
Hypertrophies, trophies, and tropes of the everyday : Claes Oldenburg's new definitions of sculpture / Gregor Stemmrich
Annihilate/illuminate : Claes Oldenburg's ray gun and Mouse Museum / Benjamin H.D. Buchloh
Chronology / Maartje Oldenburg
Subject Headings: Conceptual art Exhibitions Sculpture Exhibitions Oldenburg, Claes, 1929- Exhibitions
Topical Term: Conceptual art
Sculpture
LCCN: 2011053120
ISBN: 390249090X
9783902490902
3791352059
9783791352053
Branch Call Number: 709.2 Oldenburg
Research Call Number: JQF 12-1368
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