Date of Birth and origin Claes Oldenburg was born in 1929 Stockholm, Sweden
Family Background his father was a member of the Swedish foreign service, Claes and his family moved often
Childhood Since 1930, he has pretty much lived in the USA. He spent his childhood in Chicago Born in Sweden Moved to New York City to study art
Where he trained Oldenburg studied at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1950-1954 and Yale from 1946-1950
Art Influenza Gravity is my favorite form of creator -Claes Oldenburg Jeff Koon's seems like he was inspired by him This artist was also probably influenced in some way by Claes Oldenburg
Break out pieces Claes Oldenburg’s art is larger than life and you don’t even have to go to a museum to find it because it doesn’t always fit. He is known for many famous sculptures located in cities around the world.
BREAKOUT A bottle of Notes and Some Voyages Clothespin
Famous Artwork Apple Floor cake Cherry, Spoon & Geese Cupid’s span Pastry Case Shuttlecock Extinguished match