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Four Dots with Brass Tail, ca.1953

Sheet metal, brass, wire and paint
6 3/10 × 9 1/2 × 3 in
15.9 × 24.1 × 7.6 cm
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Phillips

This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application …

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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A19018.

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"To most people who look at a mobile, it's no more than a series of flat objects that move. To a few though, it may be poetry." – Alexander Calder

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Alexander Calder
American, 1898–1976
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American artist Alexander Calder changed the course of modern art by developing an innovative …

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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 …

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About the work
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P
Phillips

This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application …

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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A19018.

From the Catalogue:
"To most people who look at a mobile, it's no more than a series of flat objects that move. To a few though, it may be poetry." – Alexander Calder

In Four Dots with Brass Tail, …

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Signature
Incised with the artist's initials "AC" on the brass element
Alexander Calder
American, 1898–1976
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American artist Alexander Calder changed the course of modern art by developing an innovative …

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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 …

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Four Dots with Brass Tail, ca.1953

Sheet metal, brass, wire and paint
6 3/10 × 9 1/2 × 3 in
15.9 × 24.1 × 7.6 cm
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