This blog is for East Central University sculpture students to interact with one another. Students will post images of their classwork and discuss / critique the work on an ongoing basis throughout the semester.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Claes Oldenburg (born January 28,1929) is a sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday abjects. Oldenburg was born in Stockholm,Sweden,the son of a Swedish diplomat.As a child he and his family moved to the United States in 1936, first to New York then ,later to Chicago where he graduated from the Latin School of Chicago.He studied at Yale University from 1946 to 1950, then returned to Chicago where he studied under the direction of Paul Wieghardt at the Art Institute of Chicago until 1954.