Collectors of POP art check out FTIgallery.com for a large selection of works. Claes Oldenburg is an American sculptor , born in Stockholm, Sweden on January 28, 1929. He is best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. Another theme in his work is soft sculpture versions of everyday objects. Over the past three decades, Oldenburg’s works have been the subject of numerous performances and exhibitions. Oldenburg lives and works in New York, California, and a chateau in the Loire Valley, France.