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Creator Name: Oldenburg, Claes
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1929-
Creator Name-CRT: Claes Oldenburg
Title: Soft Toilet
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1966
Creation End Date: 1966
Creation Date: 1966
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Wood, vinyl, kapok, wire, plexiglass on metal stand and painted wood base
Parts and Pieces: 79.83a Sculpture; 79.83b Base
Dimensions: Overall: 57 1/16 x 27 5/8 x 28 1/16 in. (144.94 x 70.17 x 71.28 cm)
Orientation/Arrangement: Base: As of September 23, 1999, this work can only be exhibited with the artist-made base. Please ignore any existing installation specs or photographs that show this work without the base. See note in object file.
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 79.83a-b
Credit Line: 50th Anniversary Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor W. Ganz
Provenance: Collection of the artist 1966Sidney Janis Gallery, New York 1966Mr. and Mrs. Victor Ganz, NY 1966-1979
Condition: 01/18/1993 ,Satisfactory ,Dusty overall ,
Context - Person: Ganz Sally
Context - Person: Ganz Victor W.
Context - Person: Oldenburg Claes
Context - Date: 1966 - 1966
Exhibition History: Abject Art
Exhibition History: Duchamp's Leg
Exhibition History: Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology
Exhibition History: "An American Story"
Exhibition History: "Views from Abroad" (2b in Frankfurt)
Exhibition History: Zero-G: When Gravity Becomes Form
Exhibition History: The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000 (Part II)
Exhibition History: Highlights from the Permanent Collection: From Pollock to Today
Related Work Description: SKETCH OF TOILET FROM OVERHEAD, 1963, Crayon and temperaon paper, 42.5 x 35 cm, location unknownRWG
Related Work Description: SOFT TOILET #3 - ON CHALK BOARD, 1972, Serigraph, 30 x 22in., Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, CA
AMICA ID: WMAA.79.83a-b
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 144.94
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 70.17
Measurement Dimension: depth
Measurement Value: 71.28
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art
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