Opinion

Towering tributes to ordinary things

Ian Warden
By Ian Warden
July 29 2022 - 7:30pm
The Free Stamp sculpture, created by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, was erected in Cleaveland's Willard Park in 1991. Picture: Shutterstock

The great and playful Swedish-American sculptor Claes Oldenburg, the artist who helped teach us to see and appreciate what one of his obituarists this week called "the sheer thingness of ordinary things", has died.

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Ian Warden

Ian Warden is a Canberra Times columnist