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Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen: Pop Sculptors

Claes(pronounced CLAUSS)Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, are the all American sculptors. Their subjects are giant everyday objects- typewriter erasers, ink stamps, baseball bats, and toothpaste-either blown up to massive size or made soft and useless. Claes was from Sweden, Coosje from the Netherlands, but now this husband an wife team live in the U.S.

Giant torn notebook

Giant tent stake

Soft toothpaste tube