DMCA Oldenburg

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    From: Studio Manager
    Date: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 7:41 AM
    Subject: Notice of Copyright Infringement
    To: legal--at--wikimedia.org


    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

    <name redacted>
    Oldenburg van Bruggen Studio
    <address redacted>
    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.


    <name redacted>
    October 23, 2012 [10:40]