Alexander Calder, Motion Lab, is on view at SFMOMA until September 10, 2017. The exhibition traces Calder’s explorations of motion from the late 1920s to the late 1960s.
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Calder: Hypermobility opens Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. The exhibition focuses on the extraordinary breadth of motion achieved by Calder from the moment he turned to radical abstraction in 1930 and continuing throughout the subsequent decades of his career. This exhibition brings together a rich constellation of key works, some of which will be activated regularly in the gallery to more fully elucidate their inherent motion and their relationship to performance
Arthur Lubow of the New York Times interviewed Alexander S.C. Rower, President of the Calder Foundation, and Joan Punyet Miró, Managing Director of Successió Miró, about the lasting frienship between their grandfathers, Alexander Calder and Joan Miró. Joan Punyet Miró notes, "The communion that existed between Calder and Miró was mystical." They also discuss the series of Constellations created by both artists while they were separated by the Atlantic during WWII, and the process of bringing
Pace Gallery is pleased to announce its representation of the Tony Smith Estate. "We represented Tony Smith during his lifetime,” says Arne Glimcher. "That generation of Abstract Expressionists and early Minimalists are the bedrock the gallery is built upon and Tony is inextricable from that milieu." Smith approached abstraction as a spiritual exercise; rather than a product of conscious calculation, his art was derived from the unconscious. His minimal sculptures transcend history and connect h