Coosje van Bruggen | the artist




The artist Coosje van Bruggen
Born 1942, Groningen, Netherlands.
Died Jan 10 2009 Los Angeles, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects,

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Works in the Metropolitan
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen began their artistic collaboration with the Trowel I, sited in the sculpture park of the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, the Netherlands. Since that time, they have made over forty Large-Scale Projects in response to commissions by various cities, towns, and museums around the world…
"Sculptors who work in an urban surrounding think of scale, the object in comparison to the other things—buildings, the highway, the Cathedral, lantern posts, anything."
The Whitney Museum of American Art has announced the acquisition of a major group of drawings by Pop master Claes Oldenburg, including works done in collaboration with his partner, Coosje van Bruggen…
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen were longtime friends of Donald Judd. During a visit to Chinati in 1987, Judd pointed out a crumbling concrete marker on the grounds of the former fort that indicated the grave of Louie, the last cavalry horse who was laid to rest in 1932…


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