"Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen: Drawings" will be on view at the DAM October 7, 2018 - January 6, 2019. The exhibition is a survey of collaborative works by contemporary artists Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen and includes an exclusive presentation of eight drawings of the monumental "Big Sweep" sculpture located outside the DAM, giving visitors the unique opportunity to view the creative process and ideas behind one of the most beloved outdoor sculptures in Denver.
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Image 1: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Study for a Sculpture in the Form of a Broom and Pan with Sweepings, 1998. Pencil and colored pencil on paper; 30 x 40 in. Collection Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. © 2018 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.
Image 2: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Big Sweep, 2006. Stainless steel, aluminum, fiber-reinforced plastic; painted with polyurethane enamel. Denver Art Museum: Purchased in honor of Tom and Noël Congdon with funds from 1998 Collectors’ Choice, with support from the estate of Richard H. Bosworth, Cyprus Amax Minerals Company, Charles and Diane Gallagher, Jerry Gart Family Foundation, Frederic C. and Jane Hamilton, Hines, Jan and Frederick R. Mayer, Paul and Lilly Merage, Larry and Carol Mizel, Ken and Judy Robins, Titanium Metals Corporation, Carl and Lisa Williams, Ginny Williams, and an anonymous donor. Additional funding was provided by Mark and Polly Addison, Joan Anderman, Bruce and Marcy Benson, Nancy Lake Benson, Jim and Janice Campbell, Howard and Beulah Cherne, Steven and Robin Chotin, Tom and Noël Congdon, Peter and Philae Dominick, Suzanne Farver, Leonard and Kay Gemmill, Dorothy Strear Goodstein, Robert and Diane Greenlee, Heidi Hamilton, Mark and Diana Hayden, Harley and Lorraine Higbie, A. Barry and Arlene Hirschfeld, Grafton and Sue Jhung, Glenn Jones and Diane Eddolls, Mariner and Megan Kemper, Bill and Alma Kurtz, Ed and Margaret Anne Leede, Susan and John W. Madden III, Caroline Morgan, Trygve and Vicki Myhren, NBT Foundation, Denny and Judy O’Brien, Andrea Singer Pollack, and an anonymous donor. © 2018 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.