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Oldenburg Van Bruggen Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-02-07

At A Glance

Oldenburg Van Bruggen Foundation, Inc.

556 Broome St.

New York City, NY United States 10013

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $479,949

Total giving: $26,995






Established in 2000 in DE - Founded by Claes Oldenburg and the late Coosje Van Bruggen. Claes Oldenburg is a sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. One well known example of his work is the "Free Stamp" sculpture in Cleveland, Ohio's Willard Park. He often collaborated with his late wife, Coosje van Bruggen, a sculptor, art historian, and critic.

Fields of Interest

  • Archives and special collections
  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Human rights
  • Information and Communications
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Philanthropy
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $479,949 (market value)

Expenditures: $61,415

Total giving: $26,995

Qualifying distributions: $51,608