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Spoonbridge and Cherry


Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen



Institution Walker Art Center
Location On view at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Spoonbridge and Cherry, Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen
garden view in summer
Courtesy Walker Art Center
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Spoonbridge and Cherry (1985-1988)
photographic documentation and object file regarding commission of SPOONBRIDGE AND CHERRY
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Medium: Sculpture, Sculptures | aluminum, stainless steel, paint
Size: overall 354 x 618 x 162 inches
Culture: American
Inscriptions: signed by both artists on a stainless steel plaque located on the end of the handle; N.A.
Physical Description: A large spoon with a cherry suspended on the rim. Water exits the cherry from both ends of the black cherry stem. Sculpture weighs approximately 7000 lbs..
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Gift of Frederick R. Weisman in honor of his parents, William and Mary Weisman, 1988© Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Accession Number: 1988.385
Rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Artist: Claes Oldenburg, American, born Sweden, 1929
Role: Artist
Nationality: American (born Sweden)
Life Dates: American, born Sweden, 1929
Added to Site: March 1, 2009