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Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Soft screw 1976 Title Notes: collaborators: Jeff Sanders, John Milon, Herbert Tompkins, Peter Hoeffer and Roger Goossens
Materials & Technique: sculptures, cast rubberised plastic, painted wooden base cast black elastomeric urethane Support: black-painted two-part adjustable Phillipine mahogony
Impression: publisher's copy III/III
Edition: edition of 24 plus 3 artist's copies, 1 special proof, 3 publisher's copies
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1976

Edition Notes: Gemini G.E.L. number CO74-2037; cancellation by destruction of mold
Primary Insc: signed under base bottom centre, embossed "Oldenburg"; not dated
Secondary Insc: numbered under base upper centre, embossed "[enclosed in circle] PC III"
Tertiary Insc: embossed inscription under base upper centre "SOFT SCREW © COPYRIGHT 1975 CLAES OLDENBURG PRODUCED BY GEMINI G.E.L. [Gemini G.E.L. symbol]"
Dimensions: overall (approx.) 122.5 h 37.1 diameter cm object 115.0 h 29.2 diameter cm base 7.5 h 37.1 diameter cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. cat. 705
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 79.2494.A-B
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen
  • Gemini G.E.L., publisher, Los Angeles;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, May 1978