Double Arc And Sphere
Artwork: Double Arc And Sphere
Size: 81.3 x 30.2 x 29.5 cm
Medium: Wood, wire, rod and paint
Creation year: 1932
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed circa 1932, this work is registered in the Archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A03743
Provenance: The artist; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1933
Exhibition history: New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Calder: Mobiles: Abstract Sculptures, May - June 1932; Pittsfield, Berkshire Museum, Modern Painting and Sculpture: Alexander Calder, George L.K. Morris, Calvert Coggeshall, Alma de Gersdorff Morgan, August 1993, no. 25 or 26; Pittsfield, Berkshire Museum, Alexander Calder, August 1933, n.p; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Alexander Calder, September 1943 - January 1944, p. 57, no. 32 (text); Cambridge, New Gallery, Charles Hayden Memorial Library, Calder, December 1950 - January 1951; Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, Il Bienal do Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, December 1953 - February 1954, no. 12; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Toronto, The Art Gallery of Toronto; Des Moines, Des Moines Art Center; Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Center; St. Louis, Washington University Gallery of Art; and Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1964 - January 1965, no. 130 (as The Arc and the Quadrum); Pittsfield, Berkshire Museum, Mobiles by Alexander Calder, July 1966; Cincinnati, Taft Museum, Alexander Calder: Early Works, c. 1927-1944, December 1971 - January 1972, p. 8, illustrated; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition, Work from 1925-1974, October - December 1974; Munich, Haus der Kunst; and Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich, Calder, May - November 1975, p. 52, no. 14 (text) (Zurich); Turin, Palazzo a Vela, Calder: Mostra retrospettiva, July - September 1983, p. 85, no. 140, illustrated ; Cambridge, Bakalar Sculpture Gallery, Alexander Calder: Artist as Engineer, January - April 1986, p. 2, illustrated; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; and Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musee national d'art moderne, Calder: The Paris Years 1926-1933, October 2008 - July 2009, p. 25, no. 201, illustrated in color

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Date: 2018-05-16
Lot Number: 47