Soft Shuttlecock Soft Shuttlecock

Collection Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Partial Gift, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, New York

Canvas, expanded polyurethane and polyethylene foams, steel, aluminum, rope, wood, duct tape, fiber-reinforced plastic;painted with latex
Nose cone: Approximately 6 ft. (1.83 m) diameter x 6 ft. (1.83 m) long
9 feathers, each approximately 26 ft. (7.93 m) long and 6-7 ft. (1.83-2.13 m) wide

Originally installed at Guggenheim Museum, New York for the exhibition Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology, October 1995-January 1996
Temporarily installed at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain for the opening exhibition, October 1997; at Museo Correr, Venice, Italy for the exhibition Claes Oldenburg Coosje van Bruggen, May-October, 1999; and again at Guggenheim Museum, New York for the exhibition The Global Guggenheim: Selections from the Extended Collection, February-April, 2001

Photo: David Heald, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao





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