Artist Claes Oldenburg, American, born 1929
Title
  • Profile Airflow
Date 1969
Medium cast polyurethane relief over two-color lithograph in aluminum frame
Dimensions Framed: 36 3/8 × 68 3/8 × 6 1/4 inches (92.4 × 173.7 × 15.9 cm)
Unframed: 33 1/2 × 65 1/2 × 4 inches (85.1 × 166.4 × 10.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund
Accession Number 70.651
Department Contemporary Art after 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed lower right: Oldenburg 69
Inscriptions Dated, lower right: 69
Numbered, lower left: 73/75
Inscribed with title, lower center: Profile Airflow
1970-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 50, no. 4 (1971): 69-78, (ill.).

“Family Art Game.” DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit News, April 27, 1980, p. 22 (ill.).

Young, Joseph E. "Claes Oldenburg at Gemini." Artist's Proof 9 (1969): 44-52.

Finch, Christopher. "Breaking Through the Print Barrier." Art News 70, no. 9 (January 1972): 34-39, 65-66.

Goldman, Judith. "Sort of a Commercial for Objects." The Print Collector's Newsletter (January - February 1972): 117-121.

Loring, John. "Oldenburg on Multiples." Arts Magazine 48, no. 8 (May 1974): 42-45.

Eietl-Porter, Rhoda. "Driving the American Dream: Robert Rauschenberg and Claes Oldenburg," American Art (Spring 2021): pp. 24-30, (color ill. fig. 5) p. 27.

Brody, David. "Design Intervention: Introduction," American Art (Spring 2021): pp. 2-8, (detail color ill.) p. 4-5.