Saturday, December 11, 2010

E.C.U. Gallery

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.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks, working on another one hope I have time heard they were going to shut the computers down at ECU today.

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  2. Ack, oldenburg has invaded the old department! Everyone, grab yer' pointy hats, the replicator himeself has come to claim our mundane objects!!!

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  3. Dinah should watch out if Claes is here

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  4. Yeah Dinah! he's outside our class,

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