Oldenburg seduced viewers with his iconic, foam-filled “soft sculptures” and massive public artworks that made mundane objects suddenly magical.
Who would have thought that still lifes would create such a strong reaction?
Relish Italian luxury retailer Seletti’s “Burger Chair” — which looks uncannily like Claes Oldenburg’s “Floor Burger.”
For those who wake up hungry for art, the Museum of Modern Art is opening its doors at 7:30am every Wednesday in October.
LOS ANGELES — From the Archives: Art and Technology at LACMA, 1967–1971 is a look back at a pioneering program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art which matched leading artists with aerospace and technology companies in the hopes of producing cutting-edge artworks.
The inaugural exhibition at the new Whitney Museum is not perfect, but it is pretty damn good.
Big sailing ships and their metaphoric potential appear to be on the mind of many cultural players of late.
CHICAGO — Amanda Ross-Ho recreated a soft-sculpture replica of an anonymous teen-girl’s backpack, blowing it up to 400% of its original size.
Need an afternoon snack? Check out what Pop artist Claes Oldenburg has for you at MoMA.
With a brand new year comes a slew of new museum exhibitions to look forward to. From retrospectives of major artists like Claes Oldenburg and James Turrell to an exploration of New York City art during one year in the 1990s, here’s a look at what to expect from NYC’s art museums in 2013.
After last week’s post on Phyllida Barlow’s solo turn on the fourth floor of the New Museum, it seemed apropos to mention the exhibition one flight down, which is devoted to one of her better-known students from London’s Slade School, Tacita Dean: Five Americans.
Pace Gallery has mounted a world class mini-museum show on the art of the Happening using its vast holdings as well as supplemental gleanings loaned from the Whitney, MOMA and Getty museums.