Opening Reception For Summer Exhibitions

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Pulitzer Arts Foundation says
From July 29 to October 15, 2016, the Pulitzer will present three exhibitions that reflect and explore diverse experiences of the everyday—Claes Oldenburg’s soft sculptures, early eighteenth-century decorative arts objects, and a site-specific commission by Berlin-based architecture collective raumlaborberlin. Taken together, these exhibitions demonstrate the potential of commonplace objects to embody the identities and aspirations of the people who give them form and meaning.

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Photo from left to right: 1) Pot Pourri Vase, about 1755. Jacques Chapelle (French, born 1721, active at Sceaux, France about 1750–1763), Sceaux Manufactory (French, active about 1748–1766). Faience with polychrome enamel decoration. 13 × 9 1/2 × 6 in (33 × 24.1 × 15.2 cm). The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program. 2) Claes Oldenburg, "Three-Way Plug, Scale A (Soft), Prototype in Blue," 1971. Naugahyde, wood, chain, plastic and wire. Overall: 144 x 77 x 59 in (365.8 x 195.6 x 149.9 cm). Purchased with funds from the Coffin Fine Arts Trust; Nathan Emory Coffin Collection of the Des Moines Art Center. © 1971 Claes Oldenburg. 3) Photograph by Carly Ann Faye.
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