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1/1 - Dancers and Sphere (maquette for 1939 New York World's Fair) set in motion in Calder's "small shop" , New York City storefront studio, 1938. © 2017 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph by Herbert Matter, courtesy Calder Foundation, New York.

1/1 - Dancers and Sphere (maquette for 1939 New York World's Fair) set in motion in Calder's "small shop" , New York City storefront studio, 1938. © 2017 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph by Herbert Matter, courtesy Calder Foundation, New York.

Calder: Hypermobility at the Whitney Museum

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 as well as the theatrical stage. In addition to the gallery display, a central component of the exhibition is an expansive series of performances and events, including a number of episodic, one-time demonstrations of additional rarely seen works overseen and led by the Calder Foundation, as well as concerts, screenings, and special programs.

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