Claes Oldenburg, Soft Toilet, 1966. Wood, vinyl, kapok fibers, wire, plexiglass on metal stand and painted wood base, 55 1/2 × 28 1/4 × 30 in. (141 × 71.8 × 76.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; 50th Anniversary Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor W. Ganz 79.83a-b
Head 1934. Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) was a Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. In 1922 he moved to Paris were he experimented with cubism & surrealism and became a leading surrealist sculptors. Even after his excommunication from the Surrealist, the end products were an expression of his emotional response to the subject.
Evocation of a Form: Human, Lunar, Spectral, an abstract bronze sculpture by Jean Arp. Modeled 1950, cast in 1957. Born 9/16/87 in Strassburg, Germany (now Strasbourg, France), he died 6/7/66 in Basel, Switzerland. A French sculptor, painter and poet he was leader of European avant-garde and arts during the first half of the 20th century.