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Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen have designed many oversize objects around the world including lipstick, bowling pins, and brooms.

Sure, we all know the Hollywood sign and the Walt Disney Concert Hall, but what?s public art? Here are the backstories on eight of our favorites in Los Angeles.

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"Binoculars Building" facade building) Frank Gehry Binoculars designed by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen built for Chiat/Day advertising

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

One of six Oldenburg and van Bruggen sculptures in California, this photo is the type of art Claes Oldenburg was known for; large, everyday objects out in public. He was also credited with bringing a bright pop of artistry to time which other artists have referred to as dull or expressionless.

Claes Oldenburg and his wife Coosje van Bruggen have installed art sculptures all around the world.

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Free Stamp, 1991 - Steel and aluminum painted with polyurethane enamel 28 ft.

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

Frank Gehry | Oficinas Chiat Day Mojo | Main Street, 340. Venice. California | 1975-1991

CLAES OLDENBURG - Torn Notebook, 1996 - Madden Garden, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

CLAES OLDENBURG - Torn Notebook, 1996 - Madden Garden, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.highly recommend you visit!

Claes Oldenburg | http://oldenburgvanbruggen.com/largescaleprojects/lsp.htm

Amazing Giant Sculptures by Claes Oldenburg - What is it about typically tiny things made into giant large scale sculptures that makes it so.

"Scie géante", Claes Oldenburg, 1996 (15.5 m, Tokyo)

Enormous Everyday Objects - Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen creates monumental sculptures of non-monumental objects. They take everyday items such as household tools, o.

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