Alexander Calder, ‘Dinner Plates’, 2014, Artware Editions
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Alexander Calder

Dinner Plates, 2014

Porcelain
10 3/5 in diameter
26.9 cm diameter
Edition of 3,000 sets
.
$590
Ships from Jersey City, NJ, US
Shipping: $35 domestic, $215 rest of world
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Trained as a mechanical engineer, Alexander Calder revolutionized the world of kinetic sculpture …

Artware Editions

This limited edition of six porcelain dinner plates features six black or red mobiles Alexander …

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Brand new in custom gift box
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate, Stamped on verso
Frame
Not included
Manufacturer
Bernardaud
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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Trained as a mechanical engineer, Alexander Calder revolutionized the world of kinetic sculpture with his suspended and standing mobiles. In 1932, bored by the monotony of mechanized movement, Calder introduced a new element of chance to his mobiles (a name coined by Calder’s friend and peer, Marcel Duchamp). Without …

Artware Editions

This limited edition of six porcelain dinner plates features six black or red mobiles Alexander Calder made in the 1940s and 1950s. This set was fabricated in close tandem with the Calder Foundation and comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity issued by Bernardaud, the famed porcelain maker from …

Medium
Condition
Brand new in custom gift box
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate, Stamped on verso
Frame
Not included
Manufacturer
Bernardaud
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.

Alexander Calder

Dinner Plates, 2014

Porcelain
10 3/5 in diameter
26.9 cm diameter
Edition of 3,000 sets
.
$590
Ships from Jersey City, NJ, US
Shipping: $35 domestic, $215 rest of world
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
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