Large scale sculptures by Coosje Van Bruggen

Coosje van Bruggen, was a Dutch-born American art historian and writer who worked closely for more than three decades with her Swedish-born husband, Pop artist Claes Oldenburg, known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

Together they createdmore than 40 Large-Scale Projects, giant sculptures of everyday items. Typically, each piece depicts a monumentally sized object that often comments archly on its surroundings.

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"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

The sculptures include from a Spoonbridge and Cherry to a stamp or even an ice cream on the top of a building.

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

Oldenburg credited van Bruggen as a full collaborator in the design of his massive sculptures from the beginning of their marriage, although her signature was not officially attached to any of the Large-Scale Projects until until the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, commission “Flashlight”.

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

"Coosje van Bruggen was known for the colorful public sculptures she created around the world with her husband."

Although their projects often engendered controversy, Ms. van Bruggen always adopted a matter-of-fact approach to persuading civic governments and mayors to embrace them.

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