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Atelier Mourlot Calder, 115 Bank Street, 1967, 1967

Lithograph Mounted on Board
28 × 21 in
71.1 × 53.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Exhibition poster mounted on Board. Atelier Mourlot Calder, 115 Bank Street, 1967

Exhibition poster mounted on Board. Atelier Mourlot Calder, 115 Bank Street, 1967

Condition
Good condition. Mounted on Board.
Signature
Unsigned , not signed
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
Not included
Publisher
Mourlot
Alexander Calder
American, 1898–1976
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American artist Alexander Calder changed the course of modern art by developing an innovative method of sculpting, bending, and twisting wire to create three-dimensional “drawings in space.” Resonating with the Futurists and Constructivists, as well as the language of early nonobjective painting, Calder’s mobiles (a term coined by Marcel Duchamp in 1931 to describe his work) consist of abstract shapes made of industrial materials––often poetic and gracefully formed and at times boldly colored––that hang in an uncanny, perfect balance. His complex assemblage Cirque Calder (1926–31), which allowed for the artist’s manipulation of its various characters presented before an audience, predated Performance Art by some 40 years. Later in his career, Calder devoted himself to making outdoor monumental sculptures in bolted sheet steel that continue to grace public plazas in cities throughout the world.

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Exhibition poster mounted on Board. Atelier Mourlot Calder, 115 Bank Street, 1967

Exhibition poster mounted on Board. Atelier Mourlot Calder, 115 Bank Street, 1967

Condition
Good condition. Mounted on Board.
Signature
Unsigned , not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Mourlot
Alexander Calder
American, 1898–1976
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American artist Alexander Calder changed the course of modern art by developing an innovative method of sculpting, bending, and twisting wire to create three-dimensional “drawings in space.” Resonating with the Futurists and Constructivists, as well as the language of early nonobjective painting, Calder’s mobiles (a term coined by Marcel Duchamp in 1931 to describe his work) consist of abstract shapes made of industrial materials––often poetic and gracefully formed and at times boldly colored––that hang in an uncanny, perfect balance. His complex assemblage Cirque Calder (1926–31), which allowed for the artist’s manipulation of its various characters presented before an audience, predated Performance Art by some 40 years. Later in his career, Calder devoted himself to making outdoor monumental sculptures in bolted sheet steel that continue to grace public plazas in cities throughout the world.

Atelier Mourlot Calder, 115 Bank Street, 1967, 1967

Lithograph Mounted on Board
28 × 21 in
71.1 × 53.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
Austin
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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