Claes Oldenburg is Profiled in New York Times

October 17th, 2017

Claes Oldenburg, via NYTClaes Oldenburg is profiled in the New York Times this week, as he reflects on his career and his first bodies of work. “I felt like the Ab Ex painters weren’t saying very much, and I wanted work that would say something, be messy, be a little mysterious,” he says. “Nineteen fifty-nine was the turning point. I was painting these brushy paintings — figurative — and then, thankfully, it all just fell apart.”

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