by Lin Tan in New Art on Monday 12 July 2010

What is it about typically tiny things made into giant large scale sculptures that makes it so appealing? Swedish sculptor, Claes Oldenburg does just that by replicating everyday objects into huge, fun, public art installations. At the Tate Modern, a mammoth sized 3-way plug hangs above an exhibition space. And in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Oldenburg’s delectable Spoonbridge and Cherry artwork.
Claes Oldenburg art
Claes Oldenburg art