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Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg
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Claes worked at MoMA about 1969 as Curator . He has been in 68 exhibitions at MoMA, between 1961 and 1989.

69 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

19 December 1961 to 25 February 1962

Henri Matisse, Max Ernst, Jean (Hans) Arp and Jean Dubuffet, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

20 November 1962 to 13 January 1963

Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Georges Braque and Paul Cézanne, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Americans 1963

22 May to 18 August 1963

Claes Oldenburg, Dorothy C. Miller, James Rosenquist and Robert Indiana, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection

Started 27 May 1964

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Painters and Sculptors as Printmakers

15 September to 24 October 1964

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, William S. Lieberman and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition London/New York/Hollywood: A New Look in Prints

13 September to 2 November 1966

William S. Lieberman, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The 1960s: Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection

28 June to 24 September 1967

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Alexander Calder and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Frank O'Hara/In Memory of My Feelings

4 December 1967 to 10 September 1968

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection

17 January to 4 March 1968

Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Fernand Léger and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Dada, Surrealism and their Heritage

27 March to 9 June 1968

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Jasper Johns and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

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Drawings: Recent Acquisitions

18 February to 30 March 1969

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Claes Oldenburg

23 September to 30 November 1969

Claes Oldenburg and Alicia Legg were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Claes Oldenburg

23 September to 23 November 1969

Claes Oldenburg and Alicia Legg were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Claes Oldenburg

23 September to 23 November 1969

Claes Oldenburg and Alicia Legg were involved.

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Popular Mechanics in Printmaking

23 May to 31 August 1970

Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein and James Rosenquist, among others, were involved.

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Preliminary Drawings

23 May to 31 August 1970

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, among others, were involved.

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Pop Art Prints, Drawings, and Multiples

23 May to 31 August 1970

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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The Nude: Thirty 20th-Century Drawings

10 November 1970 to 21 April 1971

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, William S. Lieberman and André Derain, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent American Acquisitions

11 February to 11 March 1971

Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Technics and Creativity: Selections from Gemini G.E.L.

5 May to 6 July 1971

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Man Ray and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Artist as Adversary

1 July to 27 September 1971

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Georges Rouault, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Ways of Looking

28 July to 1 November 1971

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Drawn in America

1 March to 29 May 1972

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Charles Sheeler and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Etchings Etc.

25 October 1972 to 5 February 1973

Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Works on Paper

7 March to 4 June 1973

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Georges Braque, among others, were involved.

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Prints of the Sixties

22 March to 9 May 1973

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Works from Change, Inc.

25 September to 20 October 1974

Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein and Frank Stella, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition American Prints: 1913–1963

3 December 1974 to 3 March 1975

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Ben Shahn and Charles Sheeler, among others, were involved.

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Prints by Sculptors

21 May to 1 September 1975

Pablo Picasso, Jean (Hans) Arp, Alexander Calder and Alberto Giacometti, among others, were involved.

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A Museum Menagerie

9 December 1975 to 7 March 1976

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, William S. Lieberman and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Drawing Now: 1955–1975

23 January to 9 March 1976

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Prints: Acquisitions, 1973–1976

23 November 1976 to 20 February 1977

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Bookworks

17 March to 30 May 1977

Barbara London, Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol and Sol LeWitt, among others, were involved.

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Artists by Artists

18 April to 26 June 1977

Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

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Dream/Reality/Dream

26 September to 28 November 1977

Max Ernst, Odilon Redon, Jean Dubuffet and André Masson, among others, were involved.

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Art for Corporations

17 April to 4 July 1978

Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Robert Motherwell, among others, were involved.

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Selections from the Art Lending Service

10 July to 5 September 1978

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: American Prints

16 November 1978 to 20 February 1979

Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg and Riva Castleman, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Sculpture: Selections from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art

18 May to 7 August 1979

Jean Dubuffet, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein and Sol LeWitt, among others, were involved.

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Views over America

4 June to 30 July 1979

Claes Oldenburg, Lyonel Feininger, John Marin and Edward Weston, among others, were involved.

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Movin'

6 December 1979 to 10 February 1980

Robert Rauschenberg, Odilon Redon, Alexander Calder and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Printed Art: A View of Two Decades

13 February to 1 April 1980

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Jean Dubuffet and Robert Motherwell, among others, were involved.

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Around Picasso

14 May to 30 September 1980

Joan Miró, Fernand Léger, Georges Braque and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Words and Pictures

20 August to 6 October 1981

Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Georges Braque and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Prints: Acquisitions 1977–1981

15 October 1981 to 3 January 1982

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition A Century of Modern Drawing, 1881–1981

1–16 March 1982

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition For 25 Years: Prints from ULAE

17 June to 14 October 1982

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Modern Drawing: 100 Works on Paper from The Museum of Modern Art

26 October 1983 to 3 January 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Selections from the Permanent Collection: Prints and Illustrated Books

Started 17 May 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Selections from the Permanent Collection: Drawings

Started 17 May 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Drawings

8 December 1984 to 20 May 1985

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Reinstallation of the Contemporary Galleries

15 February to 17 March 1985

Claes Oldenburg, Frank Stella, Larry Rivers and Sol LeWitt, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Philip Johnson: Selected Gifts

10 April to 27 October 1985

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Roy Lichtenstein, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Works from the Collection

21 November 1985 to 1 April 1986

Joan Miró, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Alexander Calder, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Works from the Collection

11 April to 9 October 1986

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Roy Lichtenstein, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Sculptors' Drawings

26 April to 2 September 1986

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns and Jean (Hans) Arp, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Works from the Collection

6 November 1986 to 31 March 1987

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Drawings Acquisitions

24 January to 14 June 1987

Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Jasper Johns and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

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American Prints, 1960–1985

22 May to 26 July 1987

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Drawing since 1940

25 June to 13 October 1987

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Works from the Collection

24 December 1987 to 12 September 1988

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Committed to Print

31 January to 19 April 1988

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Ben Shahn and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition In Honor of Toiny Castelli: Drawings from the Toiny and Leo Castelli Collection

1 April to 15 May 1988

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Roy Lichtenstein, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Rauschenberg, 34 Drawings for Dante's "Inferno" and Selections from the Drawings Collection

1 April to 17 July 1988

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Collage: Selections from the Permanent Collection

3 November 1988 to 28 February 1989

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Georges Braque and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

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Contemporary Works from the Collection: American Sculpture from the 1960s

24 February to 26 September 1989

Claes Oldenburg, Sol LeWitt, Robert Morris and Bruce Nauman, among others, were involved.

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Watercolors: Selections from the Permanent Collection

16 March to 4 July 1989

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

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Master Prints from the Collection

6 April to 8 August 1989

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Painters for the Theater

14 July to 1 November 1989

Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Marc Chagall and Georges Rouault, among others, were involved.