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  • SPOONBRIDGE & CHERRY, Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen

    Minneapolis, USA

    As part of the Walker Art Center Collection and on view at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the work is a collaboration between the famous Pop Art icon Claes Oldenburg who brings daily objects to gigantic sizes, and his wife, Coosje van Bruggen. The spoon is an item often encountered in Oldenburg’s works: he was inspired by a decorative object he acquired in 1962, composed of a spoon standing on top of fake chocolate. Van Bruggen inspired by the garden’s form added the cherry element into the composition, .