Mini Clay Sculptures - Oldenburg in Reverse

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Students learn about POP ART & Oldenburg then make miniature clay sculptures and backgrounds inspired by the artist.

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mini sculptures Oldenburg in REVERSE

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Featuring the work of: JASPER JOHNS ROY LICHTENSTEIN ANDY WARHOL CLAES OLDENBURG http://www.bxscience.edu/ourpages/auto/2013/1/15/51016799/section20_popart_.ppt

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What is POP ART?

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Abstract Expressionism Focused on elements rather than objects Pop Art Focused on recognizable objects Pop Art was originally a U.S. and British movement in the 1950s and 60s to react against Abstract Expressionism

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Other Pop Art Influences Fast Food restaurants in the 1950’s turned sandwiches into a mass-produced item Television and Commercials made ordinary objects seem extraordinary! …Pop Art thus creates the beginnings of POSTMODERNISM

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Jasper Johns Known for assemblage (‘Junk’) Sculpture Considered himself a ‘Neo-Dadaist’ more than a Pop Artist Jasper Johns, Target With Four Faces , 1955. Jasper Johns

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Jasper Johns, Flag , 1954-55. POP ART

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Jasper Johns, Detail of Flag , 1954-55. POP ART

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Jasper Johns, White Flag , 1955. POP ART

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Jasper Johns, Map , 1963. POP ART

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Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Commercial artist who became known for his silkscreens of celebrities and everyday objects Andy Warhol What is silkscreening?

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Andy Warhol, Campbell’s Soup Can , 1967. POP ART Andy Warhol

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What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca Cola, and you know that the President drinks Coca Cola, Liz Taylor drinks Coca Cola, and just think, you can drink Coca Cola, too. A coke is a coke and no amount of money can get you a better coke than the one the bum on the corner is drinking. All the cokes are the same and all the cokes are good. Liz Taylor knows it, the President knows it, the bum knows it, and you know it. The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: (From A to B and Back Again) , 1975 Andy Warhol, Pete Rose , 1985. Andy Warhol

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Andy Warhol at work

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Andy Warhol, Pete Rose , 1985. POP ART Andy Warhol

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“When you see something gruesome over and over, it tends to lose its effect.” Andy Warhol Andy Warhol, 16 Jackies , 1964. Andy Warhol

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Andy Warhol, Self Portrait, 1964. POP ART Andy Warhol

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Andy Warhol, Green Marilyn, 1962. POP ART Andy Warhol

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) Created art with a COMIC-BOOK style Colors are basic, black-outlined Skin colors created with BENDAY DOTS… Just like the COMIC BOOKS! Roy Lichtenstein

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Roy Lichtenstein, Temple of Apollo , 1964. POP ART

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Roy Lichtenstein Vincent Van Gogh Roy Lichtenstein

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Roy Lichtenstein, Go For Baroque , 1969. POP ART

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Roy Lichtenstein

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Roy Lichtenstein Sculpture

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Ads in the style of Pop Art

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Ads in the style of Pop Art

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Claes Oldenburg (1929-) Known for creating large-scale versions of recognizable objects Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg:

Claes Oldenburg Birth Name: Claes Oldenburg Born: January 28, 1929 in Stockholm, Sweden. Nationality: Swedish- American Movement: Pop Art Oldenburg is still alive at the age of 82, and is living in New York. www.menifee.k12.ky.us/.../32/Claes%20 Oldenburg %20 Powerpoint . ppt

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Background Information Used everyday objects such as lipstick, a flashlight, typewriters; and lifted them out of their usual context; and forced viewers to reassess their preconceptions about the objects.

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Background Information Oldenburg graduated from Latin School in Chicago in 1946 and then enrolled at Yale University receiving B.A. Degree in 1950. While at Yale, his studies were focused on literature and art. In 1950, Claes returned to Chicago, where he remained until 1956. Worked as apprentice reporter at City News Bureau from 1942-1954 where he took classes painting, figure drawings, and anatomy at the prestigious Art Institute of Chicago.

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Style of Art Sculpture, Public Art Spoon-bridge and Cherry, sculpture by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen , 1985–88; in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden of the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minn.

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Claes Oldenburg, Spoonbridge and Cherry, 1985-1988. POP ART

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Sculptures Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks, 1969-74 Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929; B.A. 1950) Location: Morse College Courtyard Dropped Cone Neumarkt Galerie, Cologne, Germany Stainless and galvanized steels, fiber-reinforced plastic, balsa wood; painted with polyester gelcoat 39 ft. 10 in. (12.1 m) high x 19 ft. (5.8 m) diameter; height above building: 32 ft. 10 in. (10 m) Commissioned by Neumarkt Galerie Installed March 2001 Giant Stamp located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

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Unique Characteristics Oldenburg is best known for his ingenious, oversized renditions of ordinary objects. Like the giant "soft" three-way plug and overturned bag of French fries in the Walker's own collection. Him and his wife and collaborator, had already created a number of large-scale public sculptures ( Batcolumn ) in Chicago.

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Claes Oldenburg, Giant Hamburger, 1962. POP ART

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Claes Oldenburg Softlight Switches, 1963-69. POP ART Claes Oldenburg

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Claes Oldenburg, Floor Cake, 1962. POP ART

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Claes Oldenburg, Clothespin, 1976. POP ART

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Claes Oldenburg

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Claes Oldenburg, Corridor Pin, Blue, 1999. POP ART

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Claes Oldenburg, Flying Pins, 2000. POP ART

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How do you think Oldenburg came up with ideas for his sculptures? What type of process do you think he went through to create the sculptures?

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Oldenburg in REVERSE Create a mini sculpture with an illustrated drawn background to create the illusion of a giant Oldenburg’ish art piece.

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Brain storm a list of POP ART ideas that would make Interesting & creative mini sculptures. http://youtu.be/AFKnG-vENUw

Score one of the pieces and the bottom of your column to place these two pieces together.:

Score one of the pieces and the bottom of your column to place these two pieces together. SCORE : Meaning making tiny grooves or slices in the clay where you want them to attach.

Use left over edges and roll tiny coils.:

Use left over edges and roll tiny coils.

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