Exhibition catalogue / monograph published in conjunction with first Oldenburg retrospect held September 25 - November 23, 1969. Essays written by Barbara Rose. Foam filled soft flexible vinyl cover designed by Chermayeff & Geismar Associates, not Oldenburg, to mimic the artist's soft sculpture. Catalogue published in 1970 after opening of exhibition. Divided into two sections; "Part I: Life and Art", "Part Two: The Metamorphoses of Form." Appendix includes separate exhibition checklist published in 1969 for the exhibition, selections from Oldenburg's writings, chronology and bibliography. First of three cover variation of this catalogue.