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La Grenouille et la Scie (large), 1971

Lithograph
25 × 32 in
63.5 × 81.3 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$75
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Translated as "The Frog and the Saw", printed on heavy wove paper for a Calder …

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Translated as "The Frog and the Saw", printed on heavy wove paper for a Calder retrospective held at the Pace/Columbus gallery in Columbus, Ohio.

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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 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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Translated as "The Frog and the Saw", printed on heavy wove paper for a Calder …

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Translated as "The Frog and the Saw", printed on heavy wove paper for a Calder retrospective held at the Pace/Columbus gallery in Columbus, Ohio.

Condition
A: Mint
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
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.

La Grenouille et la Scie (large), 1971

Lithograph
25 × 32 in
63.5 × 81.3 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$75
Ships from Brooklyn, NY, US
Shipping: Free domestic, $39 rest of world
location
Brooklyn
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
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