Dawn Tan    Here we can observe what can be made when taking the quilting and intervening of fabrics to the extreme in what refers to scale, shape and concept. The large scale of the pieces and the loud aesthetic inherent to the products they are mimicking make a loud comment on objects of daily human consumption.

Dawn Tan Here we can observe what can be made when taking the quilting and intervening of fabrics to the extreme in what refers to scale, shape and concept. The large scale of the pieces and the loud aesthetic inherent to the products they are mimicking make a loud comment on objects of daily human consumption.

Claes Oldenburg Elements: Line, color, shape, form Principle: Symmetrical balance, unity, contrast, proportion

Claes Oldenburg Elements: Line, color, shape, form Principle: Symmetrical balance, unity, contrast, proportion

Claes Oldenburg. Hmm remarkably close to George Wylie's Rottenrow maternity safety pin...

Claes Oldenburg. Hmm remarkably close to George Wylie's Rottenrow maternity safety pin...

Claes Oldenburgh, La bicyclette ensevelie, Parc de la villette, 1990

Claes Oldenburgh, La bicyclette ensevelie, Parc de la villette, 1990

Using elements in new and estranging ways, a funny and relaxed environment is created.  Claes Oldenburg - Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks (1969)

Using elements in new and estranging ways, a funny and relaxed environment is created. Claes Oldenburg - Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks (1969)

Giant objects. Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor who makes large replicas of everyday objects. He was born in 1929 and moved to Chicago in 1936. He went to Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's been associated with the Pop Art movement since the 1960s. He created most of his sculptures in collaboration with his late wife Coosje van Bruggen. More here.

Giant objects. Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor who makes large replicas of everyday objects. He was born in 1929 and moved to Chicago in 1936. He went to Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's been associated with the Pop Art movement since the 1960s. He created most of his sculptures in collaboration with his late wife Coosje van Bruggen. More here.

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