Claes Oldenburg / London Knees 1966 / 1966-1968Claes Oldenburg
London Knees 1966

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Creator Name: Oldenburg, Claes
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Biography: American, born Sweden 1929
Gender: M
Creator Birth Place: Sweden: Stockholm
Creator Name-CRT: Claes Oldenburg
Title: London Knees 1966
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Creation Start Date: 1966
Creation End Date: 1968
Creation Date: 1966-1968
Object Type: Sculpture
Classification Term: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: valise containing polyurethane-coated latex knees in wool-felt bags, with acrylic base and 3 folders of postcards, notes, drawings, and photographs
Dimensions: 39 cm high with base
AMICA Contributor: National Gallery of Canada
Owner Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
ID Number: 15774
Credit Line: Purchased 1969
Copyright: ? 2000 Claes Oldenburg
Subject Description: Folders contain: A) 3 giant postcards; B) 3 drawings ('Knee Bridge', 'Knee Buoy', and 'Knee Cathedral'); C) 4 pages from a London sketchbook, 4-page folder of coloured knees and 2 'Fag-end' drawings, 4-page folder of exploratory photographs and a drawing, and instruction page on the positioning of the knees
AMICA ID: NGC_.15774
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: ? National Gallery of Canada

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