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Claes Oldenburg

Claes OldenburgAKA Claes Thure Oldenburg

Born: 28-Jan-1929
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sculptor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pop-Art sculptor

Father: Gösta Oldenburg
Mother: Sigrid E. Lindfors
Brother: Richard Oldenburg (museum director, NY Musuem of Modern Art)
Wife: Patricia Muschinski (m. 1960, div. 1970)
Wife: Coosje van Bruggen (his collaborator, m. 1977)

    University: Yale University (1946-50)
    University: Art Institute of Chicago (-1954)

    Wolf Prize in Arts 1989
    Naturalized US Citizen 1953

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