spain. barcelona. public art. matches by claes oldenburg.

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pop artist claes oldenburg and his wife coosje van bruggen are famous for their large-scale sculptures of every day items. the “mistos” sculpture was installed in 1991 in vall d’hebron in barcelona, while the city was getting ready to host the summer olympics in the following year.

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the matches are located a 2 minute walk down the road from the metro station “vall d’hebron” on the L3 and L5.

more claes oldenburg: 
the binocular building in venice beach, california; 
the dropped cone in cologne, germany; 
his safety pin in sculpture garden in new orleans 
and the exhibit "claes oldenburg: the sixties" 
last summer at museum ludwig in cologne, germany.
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