The Bridge of Spoon and a Cherry | Food, Culture, and Painting

The Bridge of Spoon and a Cherry | Food, Culture, and Painting

The Bridge of Spoon and a Cherry | Food, Culture, and Painting

There is a sculpture in Minnesota, a state of the United States, and this sculpture is well known in this part of the country.

. It is called "Spoonbridge and Cherry" or "The Spoon Bridge and a Cherry". Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen designed this sculpture set for the Walker Art Center. Sculpture is a fountain as well. There is a jet in the cherry.

Antranick Bakerdjian et Akram Zaatari The Body of film Jerusalén 1948 y 2017
Antranick Bakerdjian et Akram Zaatari The Body of film Jerusalén 1948 y 2017

This sculpture is one of many sculptures in the sculpture garden in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but "The Spoon Bridge and a Cherry" is the most known sculpture of all. Built in 1988, this sculpture is the center of the garden.

Oldenburg had included the image of a spoon in many of his drawings and decided to incorporate this object into a large and comic form in the sculpture. The wife, Van Bruggen suggested that they add a cherry to give the sculpture a fun look. She was inspired by this idea of ​​garden geometry. The geometry of the garden was very formal and caused her to think about Versailles and the extravagant dinners. A large and exaggerated spoon with a cherry makes a playful sculpture.

Oldenburg is an artist in the art movement called "Pop". He was born on January 28, 1929 in Sweden and later lived in the United States. He is a sculptor and builds the sculptures that has interactive features. Many of her sculptures are replicas of normal things on large scales such as "Spoonbridge and Cherry" and "Lipstick on Caterpillar Tracks". Van Bruggen, the wife of Oldenburg, worked with Oldenburg a great deal. She created sculptures of normal things but with unique perspective, and celebrated the fun spirit of these things.

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