In the 1960s Claes Oldenburg began to make commemorations of the commonplace—mundane objects, body parts, letters, or in this case, a flag. What about this work, “U.S.A. Flag,” makes you curious?
Claes Oldenburg, “U.S.A. Flag,” 1960, muslin, plaster, tempera, and wire, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of John and Mary Pappajohn