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OLDENBURG, Claes (<i>born</i> 1929), Sculptor, painter, mixed media, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OLDENBURG, Claes (born 1929), Sculptor, painter, mixed media, watercolourist

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Swedish, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 1929, in Stockholm.

Sculptor, painter, mixed media, watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman, performance artist.

Neo-Dadaism, Pop Art.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]The son of a Swedish consular official, Claes Oldenburg arrived in the USA with his family in 1929. From 1946 to 1950, he studied art and literature at Yale. After

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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