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Artists' Studio Wants Photos of Their Work Removed From Wikipedia

October 23, 2012

 

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Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Sent by: Studio Manager
Oldenburg van Bruggen Studio


New York, NY, 10013, US

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Wikimedia Foundation


San Francisco, Californi, 94105, United States


Sent via: email
Re: Notice of Copyright Infringement

Dear Sir or Madame,

The copyrighted work at issue is the text that appears on the Wikimedia Commons website (http://commons.wikimedia.org)

The URLs where our copyrighted material is located include:

1. 4020 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Balancing Tools, 1984
Steel painted with polyurethane enamel
26 ft. 3 in. x 29 ft. 6 in. x 19 ft. 10 in. (8 x 9 x 6.1 m)
Collection Vitra International AG, Weil am Rhein, Germany
Copyright 1984 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claes_Oldenburg_Dancing_Tools_Vitra_Weil_am_Rhein_03-10-2012.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claes_Oldenburg,_Balancing_Tools.jpg


2. 4010
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Pool Balls, 1977
Reinforced concrete
Three balls, each 11 ft. 6 in. (3.5 m) diameter
Collection Aaseeterrassen, Münster, Germany
Copyright 1977 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MuensterGiantPoolBalls255.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Muenster_GiantPoolBalls.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Muenster_6052.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Muenster_6053.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Muenster_6041.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Muenster_6055.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Muenster_6047.jpg


3. 4030
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Mistos (Match Cover), 1992
Steel, aluminum, fiber-reinforced plastic; painted with polyurethane enamel
Overall: 68 ft. x 33 ft. x 43 ft. 4 in. (20.73 x 10.1 x 13.2 m)
Five detached matches:
(1) 9 ft. 2 in. x 37 ft. 1 in. x 9 ft. 7 in. (2.8 x 11.3 x 2.9 m)
(2) 14 ft. 10 in. x 30 ft. 3 in. x 10 ft. (4.5 x 9.2 x 3.1 m)
(3) 7 ft. 6 in. x 28 ft. 4 in. x 18 ft. 9 in. (2.3 x 8.6 x 5.7 m)
(4) 7 ft. 11 in. x 25 ft. 10 in. x 19 ft. 2 in. (2.4 x 7.9 x 5.8 m)
(5) 17 ft. 4 in. x 35 ft. x 14 ft. 5 in. (5.3 x 10. 7 x 4.4 m)
Collection La Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona
Copyright 1992 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Barcelona_Matches_1992.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mistos1.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claes_Oldenburg_Barcelona_1992.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c7/Els_Mistos_-Claes_Oldenburg.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Els_Mistos
-_Claes_Oldenburg.jpg


4. 6443
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Screwarch, 1983
Aluminum painted with polyurethane enamel
12 ft. x 21 ft. x 7 ft. (3.86 x 6.55 x 2.39 m)12 ft. 8 in. x 21 ft. 6 in. x 7 ft. 10 in. (3.9 x 6.6 x 2.4 m)
Collection Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Copyright 1983 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claes_Oldenburg_01.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claes_Oldenburg_02.JPG


5. 4015
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Spitzhacke (Pickaxe), 1982
Steel painted with polyurethane enamel
36 ft. 9 in. x 44 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. (11.2 x 13. 6 x 1.1 m)
sited: 43 ft. 5 in. x 42 ft. 7 in. x 11 ft. 5 in. (13.2 x 13 x 3.5 m)
Collection Kassel, Germany
Copyright 1982 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spitzhacke_Claes_Oldenburg_documenta7_2.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spitzhacke_Claes_Oldenburg_documenta7.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claes_Oldenburg_Spitzhacke_Kassel.jpg


6. 4016
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Gartenschlauch (Garden Hose), 1983
Steel painted with polyurethane enamel
Two elements, in an area approximately 6,000 sq. ft. (557.4 sq. m)
faucet: 35 ft. 5 in. x 8 ft. 12 in. x 7 ft. 1 in. (10.8 x 2.7 x 2.2 m)
hose: 410 ft. (125 m) long x 20 in. (0.5 m) diameter
Collection Stühlinger Park, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Copyright 1983 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claes_Oldenburg_Wasserhahn_StühlingerParkFr.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WasserhahnSchlauchStuehlingerPark.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Freiburg_Oldenburg_113.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Freiburg_Oldenburg_110.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gartenschlauch_(Freiburg)_2989.jpg


7. 4011
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Crusoe Umbrella, 1979
Cor-Ten steel painted with polyurethane enamel
37 x 37 x 58 ft. (11.3 x 11.3 x 17.7 m). Sited: 33 x 37 x 56 ft. (10.1 x 11.38 x 17.1 m)
Collection Nollen Plaza, Civic Center of Greater Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa
Copyright 1979 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crusoe_umbrella.jpg


8. 4040
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Dropped Cone, 2001
Stainless and galvanized steels, fiber-reinforced plastic, balsa wood; painted with polyester gelcoat
39 ft. 10 in. (12.1 m) high x 19 ft. (5.8 m) diameter
height above building: 32 ft. 10 in. (10 m)
Collection Neumarkt Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Copyright 2001 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oldenburg_claes_eistuete_koeln.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oldenburg_claes_eistüte_köln.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Neumark_Köln_-_Ausgang_Schildergasse_1.jpg


9. 4032
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Inverted Collar and Tie, 1994
Steel, polymer concrete, fiber reinforced plastic; painted with polyester gelcoat
39 ft. x 27 ft. 9 in. x 12 ft. 8 in. (11.9 x 8.5 x 3.9 m)
Collection Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Platz der Republik, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
Copyright 1994 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Krawatte_Kronenhochhaus_2.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Krawatte_Kronenhochhaus_1.jpg


10. 4031
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Bottle of Notes, 1993
Steel painted with polyurethane enamel
30 x 16 x 10 ft. (9.1 x 4.9 x 3.1 m)
Collection Central Gardens, Middlesbrough, England
Copyright 1993 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2006MiddlesbroughInstituteofModernArtof2006_2.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Middsbottle37.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mima_Geograph-796561-by-Chris-Downer.jpg


11. 4008
Claes Oldenburg
Clothespin, 1976
Cor-Ten steel, steel, aluminum, cast resin; painted with polyurethane enamel
45 ft. x 12 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. (13.7 x 3.7 x 1.4 m)
Collection Centre Square Plaza, Fifteenth and Market streets, Philadelphia
Copyright 1976 Claes Oldenburg

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:City_hall_and_clothespin.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clothespin_Philly_1.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clothespin_Philly_2.JPG


12. 3964
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Apple Core, 1992
Cast aluminum coated with resin and painted with polyurethane enamel
17 ft. 7 in. x 7 ft. 6 in. x 7 ft. 9 in. (5.4 x 2.3 x 2.4 m) (includes removable stem 4 ft. 7 in. [1.4 m] high)
Collection The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Gift of the Morton and Barbara Mandel Fund, Mandel Associated Foundations, Cleveland, and the artists, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Copyright 1992 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apple_Claes_Oldenburg.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claes_Oldenburgs_oversized_apple_core_(2952394872).jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Caroço_de_maçã,_Museu_de_Israel.jpg


13. 4039
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Flying Pins, 2000
Steel, fiber-reinforced plastic, polyvinyl chloride foam; painted with polyester gelcoat and polyurethane enamel
Eleven elements in an area approximately 123 ft. (37.5 m) long x 65 ft. 7 in. (20 m) wide; ten pins, each: 24 ft. 7 in. (7.5 m) high x 7 ft. 7 in. (2.3 m) widest diameter; ball: 9 ft. 2 in. (2.8 m) high x 22 ft. (6.7 m) diameter
Collection Intersection of John F. Kennedylaan and Fellenoord, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Copyright 2000 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flying_Pins.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kennedylaan.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flying_Pins_Eindhoven.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Station_Eindhoven_kunstwerk.jpg


14. 6131
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Monument to the Last Horse, 1991
Aluminum and polyurethane foam; painted with polyurethane enamel
19 ft. 8 in. x 17 ft. x 12 ft. 4 in. (6 x 5.2 x 3.8 m)
Collection The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas
Copyright 1991 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oldenburgvanbruggen_1.jpg


15. 7017
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Houseball, 1996
Stainless steel, fiber-reinforced plastic, jute netting, polyurethane and polyvinyl chloride foams; painted with polyester gelcoat
27 ft. 6 in. (8.4 m) high x 24 ft. 4 in. (7.4 m) diameter
Collection Bethlehemkirch-Platz, Mauerstrasse, Berlin
Copyright 1996 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Houseball_Oldenburg_Bruggen_Berlin2007.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Houseball_01.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Houseball_03.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Houseball_02.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bethlehemkirchplatz.jpg


16. 4035
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Saw, Sawing, 1996
Steel, epoxy resin, fiber-reinforced plastic, polyurethane and polyvinyl chloride foams; painted with polyester gelcoat
50 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 9 in. x 40 ft. (15.4 x 1. 5 x 12.2 m)
Collection Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Big Sight, Tokyo
Copyright 1996 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tokyo_Big_Sight_Saw_Objet.jpg


17. 4006
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Trowel I, 1971-76
Steel painted with polyurethane enamel
41 ft. 9 in. x 11 ft. 3 in. x 14 ft. 7 in. (12.7 x 3.4 x 4.4 m)
sited: 38 ft. 5 in. x 11 ft. 3 in. x 7 ft. 5 in. (11.7 x 3.4 x 2.3 m)
Collection Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, the Netherlands
Copyright 1971-76 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KMM_Oldenburg_Hoge_Veluwe_01.JPG
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KMM_Oldenburg_Hoge_Veluwe_02.JPG


18. 3436
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Plantoir 2/3, 2001
Stainless steel, aluminum, fiber-reinforced plastic; painted with polyurethane enamel
23 ft. 11 in. x 4 ft. 5 in. x 4 ft. 9 in. (7.3 x 1.3 x 1.4 m)
Edition of 3, 1 A.P.
Collection Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal. Purchase financed by funds donated by João Rendeiro, European Funds and Fundação de Serralves
Copyright 2001 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Porto_Oldenburg.jpg
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pa_-_Serralves.jpg


19. 4029
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Free Stamp, 1991
Steel and aluminum; painted with polyurethane enamel
28 ft. 10 in. x 26 ft. x 49 ft. (8.8 x 7.9 x 14.9 m)
Collection Willard Park, Cleveland, Ohio
Copyright 1991 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FreeStamp.jpg


20. 4024
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Spoonbridge and Cherry, 1988
Stainless steel and aluminum painted with polyurethane enamel
29 ft. 6 in. x 51 ft. 6 in. x 13 ft. 6 in. (9 x 15.7 x 4.1 m)
Collection Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Copyright 1988 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Teaspoonbridge_with_Cherry-Minneapolis_Sculpture_Garden.jpg


21. 7517
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
Corridor Pin, Blue 1/3, 1999
Stainless steel and aluminum; painted with polyurethane enamel
21 ft. 3 in. x 21 ft. 2 in. x 1 ft. 4 in. (6.5 x 6.4 x 0.4 m)
Edition of 3 (two blue, one red), 1 A.P. (blue)
Collection Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park, Foundation purchase, gift of the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation
Copyright 1999 Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DeYoung08.jpg


22. 7137
Claes Oldenburg
Giant Three-Way Plug, Scale A 3/3, 1970
Cor-Ten steel and bronze
116 15/16 x 77 1/8 x 57 13/16 in. (297 x 196 x 147 cm)
Edition of 3
Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art, gift of David Pincus, 2010, in honor of Anne d'Harnoncourt
Copyright 1970 Claes Oldenburg

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oldenburg_3-way_plug_PMA.JPG

23. 6304
Claes Oldenburg
Inverted Q – Pink 2/4, 1976-79
Concrete
72 x 70 x 63 in. (182.9 x 177.8 x 160 cm)
Collection Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Copyright 1976-79 Claes Oldenburg

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mgoldenburg.jpg


You can reach me at office@oldenburgvanbruggen.com for further information or clarification. My phone number is +[redacted] and my mailing address is

[redacted]
Oldenburg van Bruggen Studio
556 Broom St.
New York, NY 10013


I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.


Hallie McNeill
October 23, 2012 [10:40]

 
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