A Closer Look

Gallery talks that take a deep dive into outstanding artworks in the Museum Collection.


A Closer Look is free with the price of Museum admission. To participate, meet in the Great Hall, or inquire with the Visitor Experience Staff to direct you to the talk.  

Tuesday, March 19 / 1 pm
Friday, March 22 / 6 pm

Typewriter Eraser, Scale X, 1999, by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen


Claes Oldenburg (American, born Sweden, 1929)
Coosje van Bruggen (American, born Netherlands, 1942-2009)
Typewriter Eraser, Scale X, 1999
Painted stainless steel and fiberglass
Edition 1 of 4
232 × 143 1/2 × 140 1/4 in. (589.3 × 364.5 × 356.2 cm)
Gift of The Heyman Family, In Memory of Samuel J. Heyman, 2017.164
© 1999 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

Support for this program was provided by the Maurer Family Fund for Arts Education.