Claes Oldenburg - New Now Day Sale New York Sunday, February 28, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles
    Private Collection
    Christies, New York, May 10, 2000, lot 689
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Claes Oldenburg: In the Studio, August 1992-February 1993 (other variants exhibited)
    Akron Art Institute, Oldenburg/The Inverted Q, October-December 1977 (other variants exhibited)
    New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Claes Oldenburg, November 1976 (other variants exhibited)
    Cleveland, BP Art Collection, Larger than Life: Monument Proposals by Claes Oldenburg and Large-Scale Outdoor Sculpture by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, November 1991-January 1992 (other variants exhibited)

  • Literature

    Nancy Foote, "Oldenburg's Monuments to the Sixties," Artforum, January, 1977, p. 55 (other variants illustrated)


Inverted Q

painted resin
17 7/8 x 18 1/8 x 14 5/8 in. (45.6 x 46 x 37 cm)
This work is unique.

$18,000 - 22,000 

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Rebekah Bowling
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New Now Day Sale

New York Auction 29 February 2016 11am