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Claes Oldenburg

N.Y.C. Pretzel, 1994

The screenprinted multiple on three-ply cardboard
6 3/5 × 6 1/2 × 3/5 in
16.8 × 16.5 × 1.5 cm
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initialled in black ink and stamped with the artist's copyright inkstamp verso, 168 x 165 x …

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initialled in black ink and stamped with the artist's copyright inkstamp verso, 168 x 165 x 15mm (6 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 1/2in) (multiple)

Oldenburg drew inspiration from the chaos that is N.Y.C.'s urban life in making the present artwork. In his words, 'the pretzel seemed a perfect multiple of the city, as …

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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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initialled in black ink and stamped with the artist's copyright inkstamp verso, 168 x 165 x …

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initialled in black ink and stamped with the artist's copyright inkstamp verso, 168 x 165 x 15mm (6 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 1/2in) (multiple)

Oldenburg drew inspiration from the chaos that is N.Y.C.'s urban life in making the present artwork. In his words, 'the pretzel seemed a perfect multiple of the city, as …

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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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Claes Oldenburg

N.Y.C. Pretzel, 1994

The screenprinted multiple on three-ply cardboard
6 3/5 × 6 1/2 × 3/5 in
16.8 × 16.5 × 1.5 cm
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