Fine in Fine jacket. Inscribed boldly on title page to previous owner by Claes Oldenburg & Coosje Van Bruggen. 583 pp. Case histories of 26 large-scale, urban landscape sculptures, 1976-1994. Essays by Susan P. Casteras, Vincent Scully, Gerhard Storck, Richard Cork and Donald Judd. Essay by Coosje regarding her collaboration with architect, Frank Gehry.
First edition, number 231 of 250 copies, signed by both authors. Faint sunning to edges, a few faint scuffs, else fine in fine dust jacket with one tiny short tear. Lacks original lithograph and publisher's slipcase. Full page color reproductions. Includes pamphlet from the National Gallery of Art for a Claes Oldenburg exhibition, signed by Claes Oldenburg.
Fine in fine dust jacket. (OLDENBURG, CLAES) (VAN BRUGGEN, COOSJE). Oldenburg, Claes & Coosje Van Bruggen. Essays by Susan P. Casteras, Vincent Scully, Gerhard Storck, Richard Cork & Donald Judd. LARGE SCALE PROJECTS-DELUXE LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION WITH A LITHOGRAPH SIGNED BY CLAES OLDENBURG AND COOSJE VAN BRUGGEN. Signed by the Artists-with a color Lithograph. New York: The Monacelli Press, Inc., 1994. First Edition 1/250 Deluxe. Large 4to. Cloth in Jacket, Slipcased. Catalogue Raisonné. Fine/Fine. 584pp, 420 color and 94 b&w illustrations. This is the catalogue raisonné through 1993 of the large scale and public works executed by Pop Art master Claes Oldenburg and his wife/collaborator Coosje Van Bruggen. It is from the deluxe edition limited to two hundred and fifty copies only, each containing a lovely 11 1/4 x 8 1/4" signed and numbered color lithograph entitled "Sketch for a Sculpture in the Form of a Dress Collar and Tie, with Stud" (a preliminary study for their monumental project to be installed in front of Frank O. Gehry's Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles in 2005) laid in a paper portfolio, suitable for framing. A most handsome copy (entry number two hundred and fifty-three in Richard Axsom & David Platzker's "Printed Stuff: Prints, Posters, and Ephemera by Claes Oldenburg-A Catalogue Raisonné 1958-1996") SIGNED AND NUMBERED by both Oldenburg and Van Bruggen in the publisher's slipcase, as issued. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value-we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 1885254040 Inventory Number: 009556.
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