Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder (b. 1898, Lawnton, Pennsylvania; d. 1976, New York) is one of the most acclaimed and influential sculptors of the twentieth century. He is renowned for the invention of the mobile, a kinetic construction of suspended abstract elements that describe individual movements, moving and balancing in changing harmony. Calder also devoted himself to making outdoor sculpture on a grand scale from bolted sheets of steel, many of which stand in public plazas in cities throughout the world. Pace Gallery has represented the Calder Foundation since 1984.

Images
, 1961. sheet metal, wire, and paint, 49-3/4" x 94" (126.4 cm x 238.8 cm).
Sumac, 1961. sheet metal, wire, and paint, 49-3/4" x 94" (126.4 cm x 238.8 cm).
, 1941. sheet metal, wire, and paint, 53-1/2" x 66" (135.9 cm x 167.6 cm).
Vertical Foliage, 1941. sheet metal, wire, and paint, 53-1/2" x 66" (135.9 cm x 167.6 cm).
, c. 1939. sheet metal, wire, and paint, 72" x 92" x 24" (182.9 cm x 233.7 cm x 61 cm).
Black Disc with Flags, c. 1939. sheet metal, wire, and paint, 72" x 92" x 24" (182.9 cm x 233.7 cm x 61 cm).
, 1955. glass and wire, 23" x 42-1/2" (58.4 cm x 108 cm).
Glass Fish, 1955. glass and wire, 23" x 42-1/2" (58.4 cm x 108 cm).
, c. 1973. sheet metal, wire and paint, 34" x 26-1/2" x 15-1/2" (86.4 cm x 67.3 cm x 39.4 cm).
Crinkly with a Red Disc [maquette], c. 1973. sheet metal, wire and paint, 34" x 26-1/2" x 15-1/2" (86.4 cm x 67.3 cm x 39.4 cm).
, 1945. painted sheet metal and wire, 91-3/4" x 81" x 89" (233 cm x 205.7 cm x 226.1 cm).
Lily of Force, 1945. painted sheet metal and wire, 91-3/4" x 81" x 89" (233 cm x 205.7 cm x 226.1 cm).
, 1941. sheet metal, wire, lead, and paint, 8' 6" x 4' 2" x 2' (259.1 cm x 127 cm x 61 cm).
The Great Yucca, 1941. sheet metal, wire, lead, and paint, 8' 6" x 4' 2" x 2' (259.1 cm x 127 cm x 61 cm).
, c. 1929. wire, 7-3/4" x 14" x 2-1/2" (19.7 cm x 35.6 cm x 6.4 cm).
Vache (Cow), c. 1929. wire, 7-3/4" x 14" x 2-1/2" (19.7 cm x 35.6 cm x 6.4 cm).
sheet metal and paint, 16' 6" x 14' 1" x 9' 9" (502.9 cm x 429.3 cm x 297.2 cm).
3 Flèches Blanches, sheet metal and paint, 16' 6" x 14' 1" x 9' 9" (502.9 cm x 429.3 cm x 297.2 cm).
, 1969. sheet metal, rod, bolts and paint, 19' x 19' 8" x 19' (579.1 cm x 599.4 cm x 579.1 cm).
Ordinary, 1969. sheet metal, rod, bolts and paint, 19' x 19' 8" x 19' (579.1 cm x 599.4 cm x 579.1 cm).
, 1975. steel plate, 18'4 x 16'8 x 16'8 (55.9 x 50.8 x 50.8 m).
Saurien, 1975. steel plate, 18'4 x 16'8 x 16'8 (55.9 x 50.8 x 50.8 m).
, 1967. sheet metal, bolts and paint, 96" x 63" x 66-1/2" (243.8 cm x 160 cm x 168.9 cm).
Trois pics [intermediate maquette], 1967. sheet metal, bolts and paint, 96" x 63" x 66-1/2" (243.8 cm x 160 cm x 168.9 cm).
, c. 1941. silver, 20-3/4" (52.7 cm), diameter.
Necklace, c. 1941. silver, 20-3/4" (52.7 cm), diameter.
, c. 1945. sterling silver, 3-5/8 x 2-3/4 x 2-3/4" (9.2 x 7 x 7 cm).
Bracelet, c. 1945. sterling silver, 3-5/8 x 2-3/4 x 2-3/4" (9.2 x 7 x 7 cm).
, 1967. gouache and ink on paper, 29-1/2" x 43-1/4" (74.9 cm x 109.9 cm).
Untitled, 1967. gouache and ink on paper, 29-1/2" x 43-1/4" (74.9 cm x 109.9 cm).
, 1962. gouache and ink on paper, 29-1/4" x 41" (74.3 cm x 104.1 cm).
Cloud with Rays, 1962. gouache and ink on paper, 29-1/4" x 41" (74.3 cm x 104.1 cm).

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Sumac , 1961. sheet metal, wire, and paint, 49-3/4" x 94" (126.4 cm x 238.8 cm).