An excellent overview of Oldenburg's large scale works. The introductory essay by Celant is tedious and overlong, and his literary style is oblique and dense, although he does make some insightful comments. Outstanding are the photographs of both the fabrication and installation of Oldenburg's sculptures, and Oldenburg's own comments about the history of each work, including how the designs changed as the work progressed. His explanations reveal his liberal use of free association and multiple meanings that are inherent in all his mature works. The book also includes numerous drawings by Oldenburg of alternate versions of the finished sculptures, as well as drawings for pieces that remain unexecuted.