biografia di Claes Thure OLDENBURG (1929)

Personal data


Birth : 01/28/1929 - Stockholm, Sweden
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Family relations

Husband of Coosje VAN BRUGGEN [ 1942-2009 ]

Representatives

Acquavella Galleries Inc. – 18 Esat 79th Street – New York NY, United States
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art – 56 East 66th Street – New York NY, United States
Wooster Projects – 418 west 15th street – New York NY, United States


Education

1946 – 1951 : Yale University (BA) – 149 Elm Street – New Haven CT, United States
1952 – 1954 : The Art Institute of Chicago – 111 South Michigan Avenue – Chicago IL, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

1977:
Marries Coosje van Bruggen
1976:Collaborates on large-scale projects with Coosje van Bruggen
1961:Opens a store in New York and solds plaster replicas of hamburgers, sundaes and other fast-food items
1958:Meets Alan Kaprow and takes part in his Happenings
1956:Moves to New York and comes into contact with Jim Dine
1953:Becomes an American citizen
1936:Comes to Chicago, USA

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Installation - Object - Plastic
Drawing-Watercolor :
Performing Art : Performance

Subject

architecture
Daily life

Movements and styles

Pop Art
American Pop Art
American Modernists

Works

Mouse Museum
Date of creation : 1965-1977
Medium : Installation
Technical data : Enclosed structure of wood, corrugated aluminum, and plexiglass display cases containing 385 objects
Size : 10 x 32 x 33 inch
 
Autobodys
Date of creation : 1964
Medium : Performance
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Claes Oldenburg Drawings, 1959-1977
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
06/07/2002 – 09/15/2002

1996

Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology
Hayward Gallery – London, United Kingdom
06/06/1996 – 08/19/1996

Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology
Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland – Bonn, Germany
02/15/1996 – 05/12/1996

1995

Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
10/07/1995 – 01/21/1996

Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology
MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art at California Plaza – Los Angeles CA, United States
06/18/1995 – 09/03/1995

Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology
National Gallery of Art – Washington DC, United States
02/12/1995 – 05/07/1995

1988

Drawings 1959-1988
Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten – Brussels, Belgium
1988

1977

The Mouse Museum / The Ray Gun Wing: Two Collections / Two Buildings
MCA Museum of Contemporary Art – Chicago IL, United States
1977

Retrospective
Moderna Museet – Stockholm, Sweden
1977

1975

Oldenburg: Six Themes
Walker Art Center – Minneapolis MN, United States
1975

1971

Object Into Monument
Pasadena Art Museum – Pasadena CA, United States
1971

1970

Retrospective
Stedelijk Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1970

1969

Retrospective
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
1969

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Paula Cooper Gallery – 534 West 21st Street – New York NY, United States

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Konrad Fischer Galerie – Platanenstrasse 7 – Düsseldorf, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Peter Freeman Gallery, Inc. – 25 Cranberry Street – Brooklyn, New York NY, United States

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Maxwell Davidson Gallery – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : The Mayor Gallery – 22 A Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Gemini G.E.L. LLC – 8365 Melrose Avenue – Los Angeles CA, United States

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art – 56 East 66th Street – New York NY, United States

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Artiscope – Zaira Mis – 35 boulevard Saint-Michel – Brussels, Belgium

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : John Berggruen Gallery – 228 Grant Avenue – San Francisco CA, United States

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Mitchell-Innes & Nash – 1018 Madison Avenue – New York NY, United States

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Susan Inglett Gallery – 2nd floor 100 Wooster Street – New York NY, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Brooke Alexander – 2nd Floor 59 Wooster Street – New York NY, United States

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Acquavella Galleries Inc. – 18 Esat 79th Street – New York NY, United States

KunstRAI, n° 17
Amsterdam, Netherlands
06/05/2001 – 06/10/2001
Represented by : Kunsthandel Meijer – Domplein 1 – Utrecht, Netherlands

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Galerie Art Of This Century – 63 avenue de Breteuil – Paris, France

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : Walter Bischoff Galerie – Schreiberstr. 22 – Stuttgart, Germany

Sthml Art Fair 2001, n° 21
Sollentunamässan – Sollentuna, Sweden
03/08/2001 – 03/11/2001
Represented by : dep,art,ment – Engelbrektsgatan 21 – Stockholm, Sweden

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Brooke Alexander – 2nd Floor 59 Wooster Street – New York NY, United States

2000

KUNSTKÖLN 2000 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Messegelände Köln-Deutz – Cologne, Germany
04/01/2000 – 04/09/2000
Represented by : Brooke Alexander – 2nd Floor 59 Wooster Street – New York NY, United States

1999

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Galleria Christian Stein – Corso Monforte 23 – Milan MI, Italy

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galerie Chantal Crousel – 40 rue Quincampoix – Paris, France


Group exhibitions

2004

Hard and Soft
Margaret Thatcher Projects – New York NY, United States
2004 – 03/20/2004

Sculpture and Form
John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
06/03/2004 – 07/31/2004

Images à la carte
Paula Cooper Gallery – New York NY, United States
04/24/2004 – 06/30/2004

Pop from San Francisco Collections
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
03/06/2004 – 09/19/2004

2002

Shopping: A Century of Art and Consumer Culture
Tate Liverpool – Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
12/20/2002 – 03/23/2002

From Pop to Now: selections from the Sonnabend Collection
The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery – Skidmore College – Saratoga Springs NY, United States
06/22/2002 – 09/29/2002

Zwischenzeit
MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst – Frankfurt, Germany
03/11/2002 – 09/01/2002

Popcorn and politics -Activists of Art
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art – Helsinki, Finland
02/16/2002 – 2003

2001

Colección Onnasch
MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona / Museo de Arte Contemporáneo – Barcelona, Spain
12/2001 – 02/2002

Pollock to Today: Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
01/01/2001 – 03/06/2002

1999

The Museum as Muse : Artists Reflect
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
03/14/1999 – 06/01/1999

1982

Documenta 7
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie, Orangerie, Auepark – Kassel, Germany
06/19/1982 – 09/28/1982

1977

Documenta 6
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Neue Galerie, Karlsaue – Kassel, Germany
06/26/1977 – 10/02/1977

1972

Documenta 5 – Befragung der Realität-Bildwelten heute
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie – Kassel, Germany
06/30/1972 – 10/08/1972

1968

Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1968

Documenta 4
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Karlsaue, Galerie an der Schönen Aussicht – Kassel, Germany
06/27/1968 – 10/06/1968

1967

Expo67
Montréal QC, Canada
04/28/1967 – 10/27/1967

1964

32° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
1964

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