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Soft Light Switches– “Ghost Version” II

A wall-mounted pillow-like sculpture in plush, stuffed, light-colored fabric of a light switch with two switches side by side.

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  • A wall-mounted pillow-like sculpture in plush, stuffed, light-colored fabric of a light switch with two switches side by side.

Date:

1964–71

Artist:

Claes Oldenburg
American, 1929-2022

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Contemporary Art

Artist

Claes Oldenburg

Title

Soft Light Switches– “Ghost Version” II

Place

Sweden (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1971

Medium

Canvas filled with kapok, gesso and pencil

Dimensions

119.4 × 119.4 × 30.5 cm (47 × 47 × 12 in.)

Credit Line

Partial and promised gift of Anstiss and Ronald Krueck

Reference Number

2020.572

Extended information about this artwork

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