Alexander Calder (American, 1898 - 1976)

Alexander Calder

American | 1898 - 1976

Alexander Calder was an American Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1898. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Staatsgalerie Stuttgart and will be on exhibit at MASI Lugano, LAC on May 05, 2024, among other locations. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One & Modern Two) have featured Alexander Calder's work in the past.Alexander Calder's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 10 USD to 25,925,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 25,925,000 USD for Poisson volant (Flying Fish), sold at Christie's New York in 2014. Alexander Calder has been featured in articles for ArtDaily, The Art Newspaper and Daily Art Magazine. The most recent article is “Art Through Time: Contemporary Reflections” written for FAD Magazine in April 2024. The artist died in 1976.

Artist's alternative names: Calder, Sandy Calder

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Sun Face - Alexander Calder

Sun Face

By Alexander Calder
Animals (from the Our Unfinished Revolution portfolio - Alexander Calder

Animals (from the Our Unfinished Revolution portfolio

By Alexander Calder

Current Exhibitions

Spring Exhibition

Feb 01,2024 - Apr 27,2024

Inner Cosmos, Outer Universe

Pace Geneva
Geneva | Switzerland
Mar 15,2024 - May 04,2024

Art A to Z

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
Pasadena | Los Angeles | California | USA
Mar 03,2024 - May 18,2024


“Art Through Time: Contemporary Reflections”
Swiss Dealer Eberhard Kornfeld Bequeathed Kirchner, Giacometti Works to Bern Kunstmuseum
Kunstmuseum Bern bequeathed five major paintings by Eberhard W. Kornfeld


..While best known for his hanging mobiles, Calder also created an astounding assortment of standing sculptures that delight the eye and engage the mind with dynamic contours, soaring lines, and, in some...

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SFMOMA, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

..Though Calder began his career as an artist focused on drawing and painting, he is best known for creating stabiles, mobiles, and large-scale sculptures of natural forms simplified into dynamic, often...

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago

..Alexander Calder is best known for his mobiles—abstract sculptures made of independent parts that incorporate natural or mechanical movement...

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MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art

.."Alexander Calder is today best known for his powerful, monumental sculptures...

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San Diego Museum of Art

..In addition to the large-scale works he is best known for, Calder also often worked in a much smaller scale and in a variety of media, including small circus themed figurines and stabiles in both wood...

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Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe

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