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Pyramids

Alexander Calder (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976)


Pyramids

Lot-No. 233

Proceeds : 2.500,00 €


Lithograph in colours, 75,5 x 108 cm, lo. ri. autographed Calder, lo. le. num. e.a., framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - US sculptor from a family of artists, studied painting in New York 1923-26 a. worked as commercial artist. In 1926 he went to Paris where he shared a studio with A. Breker a. created the first of his famous kinetic sculptures that were later named 'Mobiles' by M. Duchamp. At the Académie de la Grande Chaumière he met P. Mondrian a. F. Legér. In 1931 he had his first solo exhibition in Paris, later he exhibited also at the Documenta I to III. Sometimes his works refer to those of his friend J. Miró. - Mus.: New York (MoMA, Guggenheim, Metrop. Mus., Whitney), Berlin (Nat. Gall.), Paris, Washington, Zürich a. others. - Lit.: Saur, Vollmer a. others.

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Alexander Calder: Pyramids


Alexander Calder (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976)

Pyramids

Lot-No. 233

Proceeds : 2.500,00 €

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Lithograph in colours, 75,5 x 108 cm, lo. ri. autographed Calder, lo. le. num. e.a., framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - US sculptor from a family of artists, studied painting in New York 1923-26 a. worked as commercial artist. In 1926 he went to Paris where he shared a studio with A. Breker a. created the first of his famous kinetic sculptures that were later named 'Mobiles' by M. Duchamp. At the Académie de la Grande Chaumière he met P. Mondrian a. F. Legér. In 1931 he had his first solo exhibition in Paris, later he exhibited also at the Documenta I to III. Sometimes his works refer to those of his friend J. Miró. - Mus.: New York (MoMA, Guggenheim, Metrop. Mus., Whitney), Berlin (Nat. Gall.), Paris, Washington, Zürich a. others. - Lit.: Saur, Vollmer a. others.

Pyramids