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The Best Artwork by Claes Oldenburg

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A list of Claes Oldenburg artwork, including all notable Claes Oldenburg paintings, sculptures and other works of art, with photos when available. These popular Claes Oldenburg pieces are sorted alphabetically by the title of the work of art. These are some of Claes Oldenburg's most famous art pieces, so if you're wondering what art was made by Claes Oldenburg and how many major pieces of art Claes Oldenburg made then this list is a great resource. If you want to know more about these pieces of renowned Claes Oldenburg artwork, then click on their names for additional information.

This list is made up of many different artwork, including Moon Museum and Chiat/Day Office Building.

Claes Oldenburg is a renowned artist celebrated by people from all around the world, so skip a day at the museum and check out these historic works of art that were created by Claes Oldenburg. {#nodes}
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    Chiat/Day Office Building

    • Artist: Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen
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    Clothespin

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    Clothespin is a weathering steel sculpture, by Claes Oldenburg. It is located at Centre Square, 1500 Market Street, Philadelphia. Oldenburg is noted for his attempts to democratize art, and the location of Clothespin, above SEPTA's City Hall subway station, allows thousands of viewers to view it on a daily basis. It was dedicated June 25, 1976. Made of Corten steel, Clothespin is praised by art critics for its velvety texture and weathered, warm reddish-brown color. The silvery steel "spring" part the two textured work resembles the numerals "76", apt for the United States Bicentennial year. Tying in Philadelphia's colonial heritage with its difficult present, Clothespin addresses the...  more
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