Content one: Background and History!
The artist who made the Dropped Cone sculpture was Clause Oldenberg and his wife Coosjvan Bruggen.
Who commissioned the sculpture?
The owner of the shopping mall Nevmarkt Galerine.
When was it installed?
It was installed on the top corner of the shopping centre in 2001
How long did this presses take?
It was finished March 2001. But it most likely took several months to do.
Content 2: Artist statement!
He thought the idea of the cone being the main subject was an irresistible idea. Especially after they found the word "cone" concealed in the letters of the name of the city,
What was his thought process?
"The sculpture's tilt differentiated it from the surrounding church steeples, while the emphasis on the cone for separated it from the advertising veriations found in the street. We applied a diamond pattern in relief, giving the cone an architectural characters. The "ice cream" massifs shape a convincing reflection of the impact of the "dropping" of the cone resulted from lengthy experimentation wig a clay model. While our presentation drawing for the sculpture had shown several colorful flavors, Coosje reduced the final choice to a single luminous vanilla." ~Clause
What did they want to communicate with this work of art?
He wanted to make the building irresistible
Did they meet any challenges along the way?
At first they were going to do several different flavors for the ice cream. But in the end they/Coojie, his wife, said just do one luminous which was vanilla