“I am for an art that does something other than sit on its ass in a museum.”
— Claes Oldenburg 1961
Swedish-born artist Claes Oldenburg is widely known for his whimsical, larger-than-life sculptures. He made sure most works would not ‘sit in museums,’ making them too enormous to fit inside.
Some were created with a message, most apparently for the joy of it.
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2:06 video – artist speaking & French fries