1992. 56 min.
by Lana Jokel and Nicholas Doob
He’s reserved and quietly driven; she’s energetic and outspoken. Together they explore the mystery and power of everyday objects by changing their sizes, shapes and textures in surprising and unsettling ways. Oldenburg and his wife and artistic collaborator, van Bruggen, have created many projects carried out in collaboration with the American architect Frank Gehry. The film shows various works from conception to installation including “Spoonbridge and Cherry” in Minneapolis, “Dropped Bowl with Scattered Slices and Peels” in Miami, “Knifeship” at the Guggenheim Museum in New York and “Binocular Building” in Venice, California.