Pear
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26448.11
People
Claes Oldenburg, American (Stockholm, Sweden 1929 -)
Published by Fluxus, American
Title
Pear
Classification
Prints
Work Type
portfolio
Date
late 1960s
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Readymade rubber pear
Dimensions
8.5 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Barbara Moore, Bound/Unbound, New York, New York, partial gift partial purchase; to Harvard University Art Museums, June 28, 2005.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
S. 341 (var.)
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Barbara and Peter Moore Fluxus Collection, Margaret Fisher Fund and gift of Barbara Moore/Bound & Unbound
Copyright
© Claes Oldenburg
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
M26448.11
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Descriptions
Description
A single-item version of the projected Fluxus edition. Included in Flux Year Box 2.
Publication History

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008)

Exhibition History

Multiple Strategies: Beuys, Maciunas, Fluxus, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/24/2007 - 06/10/2007

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted