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Uprooted Whip by 
																	Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

( American, 1898 - 1976 )

Uprooted Whip




stabile—sheet metal and paint

Size Notes:

185.4 x 99.1 x 81.3




signed for sale. This will usually be where it has guaranteed to the Seller that whatever the outcome of the auction


New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Museum of Non-Objective Painting, Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, June-October 1942.New York, Perls Galleries, Alexander Calder: Recent Gouaches  Early Mobiles, October-November 1970, p. 6, no. 6 (illustrated).


VVV, no. 1, New York, June 1942, p. 9 (installation view illustrated).A. Pierre, Mouvement et Ralit dans Loeuvre de Calder: Des Annes de Formation  la Maturit,?? PhD diss., Universit de Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, 1995, fig. 507 (illustrated). Alexander Calder: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus Perls, exh. cat., Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art, 1997, p. 6 (installation view illustrated).Alexander Calder: 1898-1976, exh. cat., Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art, 1998, p. 134, no. 27 (studio view illustrated).Calder: Poetry in Motion, exh. cat., Seoul, Kukje Gallery, 2003, p. 12 (studio view illustrated).Calder: The Forties, exh. cat., London, Thomas Dane, 2005, p. 3 (studio view illustrated).The Surreal Calder, exh. cat., Houston, The Menil Collection, 2005, p. 106 (studio view illustrated).Alexander Calder: The Modernist, exh. cat., Zrich, Galerie Gmurzynska, 2005, p. 78 (studio view illustrated).K. P. B. Vail, ed., The Museum of Non-Objective Painting: Hilla Rebay and the Origins of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2009, p. 265 (illustrated as a drawing by Calder included in a letter). Calders Portraits: A New Language, exh. cat., Washington D.C., National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2011, p. 25, no. 19 (studio view illustrated).Calder 1941, exh. cat., New York, Pace Gallery, 2011, pp. 10 and 43 (studio view illustrated).Calder Gallery, exh. cat., Riehen, Fondation Beyeler, 2012, p. 10 (studio view illustrated).A. S. C. Rower, Calder by Matter, Paris, 2013, pp. 106 and 108-109 (studio view illustrated).Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic, exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2013, p. 30 (studio view illustrated).Alexander Calder: Retrospective, exh. cat., Moscow, Pushkin Museum, 2015, p. 141 (studio view illustrated).J. Perl, Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: 18981940, New York, 2017, p. 561 (studio view illustrated).Calder: Constellations, exh. cat., New York, Pace Gallery, 2017, p. 28, fig. 4 (studio view illustrated).Alexander Calder: Teatro de Encuentros, exh. cat., Buenos Aires, Fundacin Proa, 2018, pp. 152 and 190 (studio view illustrated).The Life of Forms: An Exploration of Modern Sculpture, exh. cat., New York, Di Donna, 2018, p. 55 (studio view illustrated).


The artistPerls Galleries, New YorkAcquired from the above by the present owner, 1970



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