supersize: safety pin

who knows morgan spurlock’s documentary super size me? the trademark of america – everything HAS to be bigger, here – also can be seen in american art, it seems to me.
this sculpture stands in the golden gate park, san francisco and is part of the de young museum.


claes oldenburg + coosje van bruggen
(even the europeans believe in bigness)
corridor pin, blue, 1999
stainless steel, aluminium and polyuretane enamel

de young museum

herzog & de meuron architects, basel, switzerland
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