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Alexander Calder (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976) - Artist


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 and 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 and 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 (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976)

Spirale Rouge et Bleu

Proceeds : 3.800 €

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Link to catalog: Kunst und Antiquitäten (12/2018)

Alexander Calder (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976)

Pyramids

Proceeds : 2.500 €

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Link to catalog: März 2014 (03/2014)

Alexander Calder (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976)

The Clown

Proceeds : 1.400 €

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Link to catalog: Kunst und Antiquitäten (09/2018)

Alexander Calder (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976)

Composition with Colour Fields

Proceeds : 1.100 €

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Link to catalog: September 2012 (09/2012)

Alexander Calder (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976)

Red Riders

Proceeds : 700 €

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Link to catalog: April 2016 (04/2016)

Alexander Calder (Philadelphia 1898 - New York 1976)

Red, Blue and Yellow Spheres

Proceeds : 600 €

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Link to catalog: September 2012 (09/2012)

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