Books & Catalogues

Claes Oldenburg & Coosje van Bruggen: Things Around the House, exhibition catalogue, New York, NY: Paula Cooper Gallery, 2015.
Miller, Dana, and Adam D. Weinberg. Whitney Museum of American Art: Handbook of the Collection, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2015, pp. 289-291; illus.
Strong Sweet Smell of Innocence, London: Pace London, 2015. Print, pp. 37, 38, 53, 112- 123.
Kuzama, Marta, ed. Big Sign-Little Building, London: Koening Books, 2014. Print, pp.1.
Oldenburg, Claes, and Achim Hochdörfer. Claes Oldenburg: the sixties. Munich: DelMonico Books/Prestel ;, 2012. Print
Butler, Cornelia, et al. From Conceptualism to Feminism: Lucy Lippard’s Numbers Shows 1969-74, London: Afterall Books, 2012, pp. 22, 40, 99, 115, 125, 169; illus.
The Art Book, London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2012, pp. 399; illus.
Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012, pg. 224; illus. “John Cage und…”, Bildender Künstler – Einflüsse, Anregungen, Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag, 2012
Finley, Jeanne. Rachel Foullon: Braided Sun. New York: University Art Museum, 2012. Print. 40
Chinati Foundation newsletter vol. 17; pp. 64
Family Portrait, exhibition catalogue, New York: carriage trade, October 19th - December 12, 2012.
Off the Wall, exhibition catalogue, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal, 2011, pg. 29; illus.
Foster, Hal, Rosalind Krauss, Yve-Alain Bois, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, and David Joselit. Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism, 2nd ed. London: Thames & Hudson, 2011, pp. 359, 467, 473, 488-93, 497, 499, 502-3, 662; illus.
Getlein, Mark. Living with Art, Ninth Edition, McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2010, pg. 128; illus.
Arnason, H.H., and Elizabeth C. Mansfield. History of Modern Art, Sixth Edition, Pearson Education, Inc., Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2010, pp. 495-496, 626-627; illus.
Bonham-Carter, Charlotte and David Hodge. The Contemporary Art Book, Goodman, 2009, pg. 172; illus.
Rattemeyer, Christian. The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonné, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2009, pg. 210; illus.
Corwin, Sharon, Elizabeth Finch and Lauren Lessing. Art at Colby: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Colby College Museum of Art, exhibition catalogue, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME, 2009, pp. 292-293; illus.
Kellein, Thomas et al, 1968. Die Grobe Unschuld, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany, DuMont Buchverlag, 2009, pp. 8, 70-73, 75, 251, 258, 274, 284; illus.
The Castle, The Collection Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Skira Editore, Milan, Italy 2008, pp. 384-391; illus.
This Is Not To Be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, 2008, pp. 218-219; illus.
Heartney, Eleanor. Art & Today, Phaidon Press, New York, NY, 2008, pp. 41, 383.
560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006, ed. Amy Eshoo. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2008.
Treasures of the DIA: Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 2007, pg. 347.
A Theater without Theater, Exhibition catalogue, Museu d’ Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Fundação de Arte Moderna e Contemporãnea, Lisbon, 2007, pg. 236-237.
Art Works: The Progressive Collection, Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY, 2007, pg. 25, illus.
Talking Art: Inteviews with Artists Since 1976, ed. Patricia Bickers and Andrew Wilson. London: Art Monthly and Ridinghouse, 2007, pg. 437-444.
De Corral, Maria and John Lane, Fast Forward; Contemporary Colletions for the Dallas Museum of Art, Exhibition catalogue, Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press, New Haven and London, CT, 2007 p.14,21, illus.
Art Metropole: The Top 100 National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa, Canada, 2006. pp. 38, 78 illus.
Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Relation to the Dead, Exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Bern, 2006, p. 92, 154, 213.
Claes Oldenburg Drawings. Exhibition Catalogue, The Whitney Museum, New York. Janie C. Lee.
Encounters, New Art from Old, Exhibition Catalogue, The National Gallery, London June 14 – September 17, 2000. Richard Morphet, introduction by Robert Rosenblum, p. 248 - 261.
Claes Oldenburg / Coosje van Bruggen Exhibition Catalogue, Museo Correr, Venice, May 23 - Oct 3, Curated by Germano Celant. 524 pages.
Axson, Richard H. and David Platzker. Printed Stuff: Prints, Posters, and Ephemera by Claes Oldenburg, A Catalogue Raisonné 1958-1996, New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997
Claes Oldenburg: Eine Anthologie Curator, Germano Celant, Solomon R. Guggenheim,. 575 pages.
Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology Essays by Germano Celant, Dieter Koepplin, Mark Rosenthal. Solomon R. Guggenheim/National Gallery of Art 1995, 585 pages.
Claes Oldenburg Coosje van Bruggen Large-Scale Projects Essays by Susan P. Casteras, Vincent Scully, Gerhard Storck, Coojse van Bruggen, Donald Judd and Richard Cork. The Monacelli Press, 583 pages.
Claes Oldenburg: Nur ein anderer Raum (Just Another Room) Coosje van Bruggen. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 1991
Claes Oldenburg Die frühen ZeichnungenTexte von Dieter Koepplin und Claes Oldenburg Wiese Verlang, September
Claes Oldenburg Drawings 1959 – 1989 From the Collection of Claes Oldenburg and Coojse van Bruggen. Exhibition Catalogue, Ivam Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain. Sept 15 – Nov 15, 121 pages.
Oldenburg, Claes. Claes Oldenburg – Coosje van Bruggen: A Bottle of Notes and Some Voyages, Exhibition Catalogue, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-museum der Stadt Duisburg, Jan 22 – Mar 27, 36 pages.
The Course of the Knife. Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen, Frank O. Gehry. Germano Celant, Editor Milano, Italy, Edizioni Electa,
Claes Oldenburg: Mouse Museum/Ray Gun Wing. Coosje van Brugen, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, c. 1979
Claes Oldenburg Dessins, Aquarelles et Estampes Exhibiton Catalogue Centre Georges Pompidou Aug 24 - Oct 16, 67 pages.
Claes Oldenburg / Mouse Museum Exhibiton Catalogue. Organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Nov 18 – Jan 8 1977, 64 pages.
Claes Oldenburg Object Into Monument, Curator Barbara Haskell Exhibiton Catalogue, Pasadena Art Museum, California. Dec 7 1971 – Feb 6, 135 pages.
New Work by Claes Oldenburg. Exhibition brochure, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, Nov 4 –28, 1970
Claes Oldenburg: Drawings and Prints, Essays by Gene Baro, Chelsea House Publishers, London, England, 1969; illus.
Claes Oldenburg Exhibition Catalogue by Barbara Rose. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Sep 25 – Nov 23. 221 pages.
Claes Oldenburg Skulpturer och Teckningar Exhibiton Catalogue Moderna Museet Sept- 17- Oct 30,.
Proposals for Monuments and Buildings 1965-69, Claes Oldenburg, Chicago: Big Table Publishing Company, 1969, 196 pages.

Newspapers, Magazines, and Articles

Cain, Abigail. “Claes Oldenburg’s Supersized Pop Sculptures Made Public Art Fun,”, January 27, 2017;
Rosenberg, Karen. “When Dealers, Too, Were Romantics,” The New York Times, September 14, 2017.
Neuendorf, Henri. “At 88, Claes Oldenburg Debuts His First New Work in 12 Years—and It’s a Tiny Gift to His Fans,” Artnet News, September 26, 2017;
Kennedy, Randy. “Claes Oldenburg,” October 22, 2017; The New York Times Style Magazine, The Greats Issue; illus. Cover, pp.160 – 167.
Morrisey, Siobhan, “No need to go to New York. The season’s hottest pop art is in Wynwood,” Miami Herald, November 4th, 2017. article182770986.html
Russell, Anna. “Claes Oldenberg Pays Homage to His Early Work,” The New Yorker, November 6, 2017.
Wagley, Catherine C. “’This Spring Ritual, This Frenzy of Buying’ A Weekend With LACMA’s Collector’s Committee as it Votes on Acquisitions,” Art News, April 18th, 2016;
Williams, Maxwell. “This is how LACMA buys Art,” Artnet News, April 19,2016 ;
Poundstone, William. “LACMA Collectors Spend 6.4 Million on Pop, Zen & Movies,” Blouin Art Blogs, April 17th, 2016;
“Bigger is Better: 9 Oversized Sculptures You Need to Know Now” Artspace, February 17, 2016;
Kazanjian, Dodie. “The Top 10 Art Shows of 2015,” Vogue, December 15, 2015;
“Review, ‘Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen’,” The New Yorker, November 30, 2015, pg. 13.
Ebony, David. “David Ebony’s Top 10 New York Gallery Shows for November,” Artnet, November 24,
Laster, Paul. “12 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before November 13,”Observer Culture, November 9, 2015;
“Claes Oldeburg and Coosje van Bruggen’s Riffs on Everyday Objects Come to Paula Cooper Gallery,” Architectural Digest, November 9, 2015;
“Oldenburg miniaturises for Paula Cooper,” The Art Newspaper, November 2015, p. 9; illus.
Fox, Dan and Claes Oldenburg. “House Work,” Frieze, November 2015, pp. 113-117; illus.
Halle, Howard. “The top 10 NYC gallery exhibitions,” Time Out New York, November 6, 2015;
“10 Artists to Watch This November,” Artspace, October 30, 2015; interviews_features/artist_to_watch/artists-to-watch-november-2015-53232.
“25 Must-See Shows This November,” Artsy, October 27, 2015;
“Art & Commerce,” Harper’s Bazaar, September 2015, p. 490, 491; illus.
Pereira, Lorenzo. “Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen in Exhibition at Paula Cooper Gallery,” Widewalls, November 15, 2015;
Russeth, Andrew. “Oldenburg, Van Burgeen Donate 175 Works to the Stedelijk,” ARTnews, February 6, 2015
Kinsella, Eileen. “Is the Market for Claes Oldenburg Drawings Paper-Thin?” Artnet News, May 26, 2014
Laster, Paul. “Re-View: Onnasch Collection”, Time Out New York, March 27-April 2, 2014, pp. 37, illus.
Crow, Thomas. “Head Trip”, Artforum, September 2013.pp. 322, illus.
Smith, Roberta. “Specific Objects’ at Susan Inglett Gallery,” The New York Times, July 5, 2013, pg. C23; illus.
Vogel, Carol. “Still an Appetite For Buying,” The New York Times, June 14, 2013; pgs. C23-24; illus.
Doran, Anne, “Claes Oldenburg at the Museum of Modern Art,” Time Out New York, May 16-22, 2013, pg. 41; illus.
Oisteanu, Valery. “Claes Oldenburg: The Street and The Store and Mouse Museum/Ray Gun Wing,” The Brooklyn Rail, May 2013, pg. 46; illus.
Pollack, Maika, “Claes Oldenburg: ʻThe Street and the Store 1960-1962ʼ and ʻMouse Museum/Ray Gun Wingʼ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, May 6, 2013, pg. B5; illus.
“Claes Oldenburg at MoMA,” Art Review, April 2013; pg. 27; illus.
Clarke, Bill. “Hold the Pickle?,” ARTnews, April 2013; pg. 23; illus.
Cotter, Holland, “Window Shopping With a Pop Patriarch,” The New York Times, April 12, 2013, pg. C25 and C33; illus.
Joseph, Branden W. “Negative Capabilities,” Artforum, April 2013, pg. 230-239; illus.
Doran, Anne, “Claes Oldenburg at the Museum of Modern Art,” Time Out New York, May 16-22, 2013, pg. 41; illus.
Wilton, Kris. “Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen,” Art + Auction, March 2013; pg. 124-6
Wilton, Kris. “On the Eve of Claes Oldenburgʼs MoMA Show, Analyzing the Market for His Art,” Art + Auction, March 2013
Joseph, Branden W. “Negative Capabilities,” Artforum, April 2013, pg. 230-239; illus
“A mediator between worlds,” The Art Newpaper, January 2013, pp. 46-47; illus.
Art in America Cover by Oldenberg (no citation)
Landi, Ann. “May Cause Irritation…,” ARTnews, November 2012. p. 44.
Fox, Dan. “Dear Claes… What kind of art do you stand for?,” Frieze, June-July-August 2012, pp. 9
Cooper, Arnie. “When You Need a Giant Canvas for Your Work,” The Wall Street Journal, June 5, 2012
Chang, Helen, “Claes Oldenburg: Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna,” ARTnews, June 2012, pp. 104; illus.
Friedman, Martin, “Of Mice and Mouse Houses” and Michele Robecchi, “The Populist,” in “Claes Oldenburg’s Awakening,” Art in America, May 2012, pp. 132-47; illus.
Marcus, J.S. “Supersizing It With Claes Oldenburg,” The Wall Street Journal, February 18,
Marcus, J.S. “Supersizing It With Claes Oldenburg,” The Wall Street Journal, February 18, 2012
Wolff, Rachel. “How Happenings Happened. Lucas Samaras Revisits the First Days of Performance Art,” New York, February 13, 2012, pp. 56-58; illus.
Oldenburg, Claes. “Robert Breer, 1926-2011”. ArtForum, January 2012, pp. 33-34.
Robinson, Julia. “Previews. Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties,” ArtForum, January 2012, pp. 104-105, illus.
Rys, Richard. “Q&A: Claes Oldenburg,” Philadelphia Magazine’s The Philly Post (blog), August 24, 2011
Van Allen, Peter. “Oldenburg sculpture could be another Phila. Landmark,” Philadelphia Business Journal, August 22, 2011
Dekay, Tom. “Claes Oldenburgʼs Paintbrush Erected in Philadelphia,” The New York Times, August 23, 2011
Burling, Stacey. “Paintbrush poised to light up Broad Street,” Philadelphia Inquirer, August 21, 2011
Crow, Kelly. “A Pop Sculptor On Thinking Big,” The Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2011
Mee-yoo, Kwon. “Everyday objects turn into art”. Korea Times, June 17, 2011,
Salisbury, Stephan, “Claes Oldenburg sculpture installed at Philadelphia Museum of Art,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 26, 2010; illus.
Salisbury, Stephan. “Phila. Museum of Art gets a giant plug,”, August 25, 2010; illus.
Salisbury, Stephan. “5-Story paintbrush by Oldenburg to raise at PAFA,” July 8, 2010; illus.
Vogel, Carol. “A Little ‘Q’ Gets Its Day on the Block” The New York Times September 11, 2009, pp. 23-24; illus.
Smith, Katherine. “A Symbolic Situation: Claes Oldenburg and Robert Venturi at the Allen Memorial Museum, Oberlin College” Archives of American Art Journal Volume 48 Numbers 1-2, Spring 2009, pp. 46-51; illus.
Grande, John. “The Lay of Land Art” Public Art Review Spring/Summer, 2009 issue 40, 20th Anniversary Issue, pp. 42-49; illus.
Falconer, Morgan. “Carl Andre” ART WORLD Issue 11, June/July 2009, pp. 34-39; illus.
Hulme, Emily. “A Taste of Oldenburg” am New York May 8-10, 2009, pg. 21; illus.
Whitney Museum of American Art “Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen: The Music Room” Time Out New York May 7-13, 2009; pp. 2, 62; illus.
Rosenberg, Karen. “A Low-Cost Show Reinflates a Big Bag” The New York Times May 8, 2009, pg 26; illus.
Cheedha, Nick. “Claes Oldenburg,” Flash Art, April 2008, pg. 80; illus.
Cash, Stephanie. “Art Camp at the Presidio?,” Art in America, February 2008, pg. 29.
Pincus-Witten, Robert. “The Eyes Had It,” Artforum, January 2008, pp.69-74; illus.
Kuo, Michelle. “Industrial Revolution,” Artforum, October, 2007, pp. 306-315;illus.
Cochran, Rebecca Dimling. “Creativity Loves Company,” Art and Antiques, June, 2007, pp. 52-56; illus.
Kahn, Eve. “Splendor In The Grass,” Art + Auction, May 2007, pp. 156-165; illus.
Ayers, Robert. “Claes Oldenburg,” ARTnews, February, 2006, pg. 130, illus.
Stern, Steven. “Taking Stock,” frieze, June July August 2003, pp. 74-77, illus.
Baker, Kenneth. “Take a Bow”, San Francisco Chronicle, 12/12/2002, pp.D1,D8, ills.
Ebony, David. “Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen at Frederick Meijer Sculpture Park,” Art in America, October 2002, p. 169-170, illus.
Glueck, Grace, “From Everyday Objects, Oldenburg’s Ideas for Sassy Sculpture.” The New York Times, 28 June, 2002, p. E 37.
“Goings On About Town: Art Museums, and Libraries.” The New Yorker, 1 July, 2002, pp. 21-22.
Henry, Clare, “Marriage of Spoon and Cherry.” The Financial Times, 26 June 2002.
Leffingwell, Edward. “All Sorts Of Valuable Objects,” Art in America, October 2002, p. 142-147, illus.
Mucha, Patty. “Sewing in the Sixties,” Art in America, November 2002, p. 79-87, illus.
“Pulling Up ‘Stake’ in Dallas,” Art in America, October 2002, p. 192, illus.
Stevens, Mark, “Backstage Pass,” New York, June 17, 2002, p. 50 - 51.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen,” ARTnews, September 2002, p. 150, illus.

Updated: September 21, 2018