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Artist: Claes Oldenburg, American, born Sweden 1929, B.A. 1950, B.F.A. 1951
Lipstick (Ascending) on Caterpillar Tracks
1969, reworked in 1974
Painted steel, aluminum, and fiberglass
670.6 x 594.4 x 332.7 cm (264 x 234 x 131 in. )
Gift of the Colossal Keepsake Corporation
Viewable by appointment
Kay Alexander, Drawing and Painting Activities: Using Masterworks as Inspiration (Glenview, Ill.: Crystal Productions, 2003), n.p., ill.
Robert Slifkin, “The Allusion of Anxiety: Donald Judd’s Untitled (1969),” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 11618, fig. 3.
Lisa D. Freidman, Carrie Lambert-Beatty, and Yates McKee, Gloria: Allora and Calzadilla, exh. cat. (Munich: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2011), 24, fig. 5.
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