A Closer Look

Each month take a deep dive into a single, outstanding artwork in the Museum Collection. Each talk is given twice.

FREE / No RSVP required and locations vary. Ask 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.