Claes Oldenburg, Working proof for Proposal for a Colossal Monument in the Form of a Typewriter Eraser for Alcatraz Island, 1975, color offset lithograph, Milwaukee Art Museum Collection, Landfall Press Archive, Gift of Jack Lemon and Suzanne and Richard Pieper.

Past Exhibitions

Oldenburg's Process: from Print to Monument

November 4-18, 2010

Trace the evolution of Claes Oldenburg's favorite forms, from sketches to printed proposals, and finally to contemporary photographs of the monumental outdoor sculpture. A graduate student thesis exhibition curated by Emily Gaustad.

Exhibit Poster, pdf-117kb

Join us for an Opening Reception
Thursday, November 4, 2010
5 - 7:00 pm

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Art History Gallery
Mitchell Hall, Room 154
3203 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Gallery Hours:
Mondays - Thursdays, 10am - 4pm

The gallery is free, open to the public and handicap accessible. During off hours, access is limited to members of the Friends of Art History who may visit the gallery by appointment. Contact information: (414) 229-4330 or