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Claes Oldenburg

Clothespin, 1974

Bronze with gold patina
47 3/5 × 16 1/2 × 7 in
121 × 41.9 × 17.8 cm
Edition 6/9 + 4AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Property from a Private Collection, Florida

This work is number 6 from an edition of 9, plus 4 …

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Property from a Private Collection, Florida

This work is number 6 from an edition of 9, plus 4 artist's proofs.

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"I remember that in October 1967, as I flew into Chicago for an exhibition of my work at the new Museum of Contemporary Art, I took out a clothespin that I had brought along and …

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Incised with the artist's signature and stamped with the date 1974 and number 6/9 on the base
Claes Oldenburg
Swedish, b. 1929
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“I am for an art that is political-erotical-mystical, that does something more than sit on its ass …

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“I am for an art that is political-erotical-mystical, that does something more than sit on its ass in a museum,” wrote Claes Oldenburg in his seminal 1961 manifesto I Am For An Art. From his Happenings beginning in the 1960s, to his enormous public sculptures of ice cream and rubber stamps, to his collaboration with …

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Sotheby's

Property from a Private Collection, Florida

This work is number 6 from an edition of 9, plus 4 …

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Property from a Private Collection, Florida

This work is number 6 from an edition of 9, plus 4 artist's proofs.

From the Catalogue
"I remember that in October 1967, as I flew into Chicago for an exhibition of my work at the new Museum of Contemporary Art, I took out a clothespin that I had brought along and …

Read more
Signature
Incised with the artist's signature and stamped with the date 1974 and number 6/9 on the base
Claes Oldenburg
Swedish, b. 1929
Follow

“I am for an art that is political-erotical-mystical, that does something more than sit on its ass …

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“I am for an art that is political-erotical-mystical, that does something more than sit on its ass in a museum,” wrote Claes Oldenburg in his seminal 1961 manifesto I Am For An Art. From his Happenings beginning in the 1960s, to his enormous public sculptures of ice cream and rubber stamps, to his collaboration with …

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Claes Oldenburg

Clothespin, 1974

Bronze with gold patina
47 3/5 × 16 1/2 × 7 in
121 × 41.9 × 17.8 cm
Edition 6/9 + 4AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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