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Editors’ Picks: 10 Gifts for Mother’s Day 2021

Not your usual Mother’s Day gifts: here’s a roundup of what we’ve been coveting lately: Above: Fan “would be quite happy to receive one of these adorable Scalloped Jewelry Dishes by Alix Soubirian for LA shop Nickey Kehoe; $60 each. (And for more on the subject, see Trend Alert: 21st Century Scalloping.) Above: According to Permanant Collection’s founders, Fanny Singer and Mariah Nielson, “For our collaboration with the Calder Foundation, we selected the luxury Italian textile house, Gentili M...
Tags: Books, New York, Sweden, La, Philippines, Gift Guides, Alexander Calder, West Village, Brooklyn Heights, Julie, Margot, Francesca, Nickey Kehoe, Te Company, Calder Foundation, Mariah Nielson

Alexander Calder’s Archive Goes Online: Explore 1400 Works of Art by the Modernist Sculptor

Like all great artists, Alexander Calder left his medium quite unlike he found it. Nearly 45 years after his death, Calder’s expansion of the realm of sculpture in new directions of form, color, and engineering remains a subject of voluminous discussion, including critic Jed Perl’s Calder: The Conquest of Time and Calder: The Conquest of Space, a two-part biography published in full last year. More recently, a wealth of material has come available that enables us to conduct Calderian invest...
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Alexander Calder Exhibition Space Planned in Philadelphia

After decades of discussion and planning, an institution dedicated to the work of Alexander Calder will open in Philadelphia, with construction beginning next year.  “We don’t know what we’re going to call it, but it’s not a museum,” said Alexander S.C. Rower, president of the Calder Foundation and the artist’s grandson. “The experience is where the art […]
Tags: Art, News, Philadelphia, Art News, Alexander Calder, Minipost, Calder Foundation, Alexander S C Rower

Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor | Canadian restrospective of the artist opens in Montreal

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) presents the first Canadian retrospective of Alexander Calder (1898 - 1976), showcasing the full scope of the American artist who set art in motion. The exhibition sheds new light on Calder's works, as seen through the perspective of innovation. It runs September 21, 2018 to February 24, 2019.  Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor includes more than 150 works by the artist. Calder's multidisciplinary practice is shown through his wire portraits, painti...
Tags: Travel, Montreal, Calder, Alexander Calder, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, Sue Frause, Calder Foundation, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts MMFA, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Fletcher Fund, Metropolitan Museum of Art Art Resource New York, Whitney Museum of Art Kiki de Montparnasse, Centre Pompidou Paris White Panel

Jill Magid Wins $50,000 Calder Prize

Artist Jill Magid has won the $50,000 Calder Prize, a grant issued biannually to a living artist by the Calder Foundation. “In his mobiles and stabiles, Calder unites symmetry and asymmetry, or parity and disparity, in ways that assimilate the larger, unseen forces at work in the natural world,” a statement from the organization reads. “Likewise, Magid […]
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Art Review: When It Comes to Calder, the Same Piece Is Always Different

Rare and slightly wobbly motorized works form part of an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art that recaptures this sculptor’s guile and joy.
Tags: News, Sculpture, Calder, Alexander, Duchamp, Marcel, Whitney Museum of American Art, Calder Foundation

California Travel: Visiting the Huntington Botanical Gardens in Pasadena - Photo Essay

California Travel: Visiting the Huntington Botanical Gardens in Pasadena - Photo Essay  If you love beauty and nature, don't miss the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens when you visit Los Angeles. If you love beauty and nature, don't miss the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens when you visit Los Angeles. It is gorgeous all year long, but we especially love it in spring, so were happy to explore again recently when Mozart had one of her Wr...
Tags: Travel, California, La, China, Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Marino, Alexander Calder, Mozart, HUNTINGTON, Huntington Library, Henry E Huntington, Arabella, Desert Garden, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Pasadena Photo Essay