Abandoned Prototype of Soft Catsup Bottle

Claes Thure Oldenburg, American, born 1929

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about 1965

Fiber covered with Latex and Kapok

Overall: 9 1/16 × 3 3/8 × 2 1/2 in. (23 × 8.6 × 6.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the artist

© Claes Oldenburg

GM.978.210

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Fluxus

Classification

Fluxus

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 89.05, Art History: Theory and Method, Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

Acquisitions 1974-1978, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8, 1978- January 21, 1979.

A Tribute to George Maciunas (1931-1978), Beaumont-May Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 22, 1978-January 14, 1979.

Publication History

Claes Oldenburg: Multiples in Retrospect, 1964-1990, New York: Rizzoli, 1991, ill. p. 29

Acquisitions 1974-1978, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1979, p. 85.

Provenance

1978 given to the George Maciunas Memorial Collection by the artist.

Catalogue Raisonne

T. Lawson, Claes Oldenburg, Multiples in Retrospect, 1964-1990, New York, 1991, p. 29.

Old Number

GM.978.9

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