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21 Feuilles Blanches by ALEXANDER CALDER

ALEXANDER CALDER

(AMERICAN, 1898 - 1976)

21 Feuilles Blanches , 1953

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Materials:

hanging mobile-sheet metal, wire and paint

Measurements:

59.02 in. (149.90 cm.) (height) by 80.51 in. (204.50 cm.) (width) by 35.00 in. (88.90 cm.) (depth)

Exhibited:

Paris, Galerie Maeght, Aix. Saché. Roxbury. 1953-54, November-December 1954, no. 13. Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Calder, April-November 1969, no. 98 (Saint-Paul-de-Vence); no. 86 (Humlebaek); p. 9, no. 67 (Amsterdam, illustrated). Munich, Haus der Kunst; Kunsthaus Zürich, Calder, May-November 1975, no. 39 (Munich); no. 37 (Zürich).

Literature:

J.-P. Crespelle, "Avec ses 'mobiles' l'Américain Calder s'apprête à revolutionner le cadre de notre vie," France-Soir, 13 November 1954 (illustrated). Pour Tous, 6 December 1954. P.-G. Bruguière, "L'objet-mobile de Calder," Cahiers d'Art, vol. 29, no. 2, 1954, p. 226 (illustrated). "Mobiles," Marie-France, 4 July 1955, (illustrated). M. Seuphor, The Sculpture of this Century, Neuchâtel, 1959, p. 84 (illustrated). A. Calder, J. J. Sweeney and D. Lelong, Calder, l'artiste et l'oeuvre, Paris, 1971, p. 9 (illustrated). Calder's Universe, exh. cat., New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1976, p. 264 (illustrated). J. Lipman and M. Aspinwall, eds. Alexander Calder and His Magical Mobiles, New York, 1981, p. 6 (illustrated). "Alexander Calder," Louisiana Revy, vol. 36, no. 1, September 1995, p. 52 (illustrated). Alexander Calder (1898-1976), exh. cat., Stockholm, Moderna Museet, 1996, p. 84 (illustrated). Alexander Calder: 1898-1976, exh. cat., Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1996, pp. 11 and 186 (illustrated). A. S. C. Rower, Calder Sculpture, New York, 1998, p. 1 (illustrated). Alexander Calder: 1898-1976, exh. cat., Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, 1998, p. 287, fig. 51 (illustrated). Alexander Calder: Motion and Color, exh. cat., Iwaki City Art Museum, 2000, pp. 167 and 194-195 (illustrated). H. Greenfeld, The Essential Alexander Calder, New York, 2003, p. 112 (illustrated). Calder: Gravity and Grace, exh. cat., Fundación del Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, 2003, p. 259 (illustrated). Calder: Poetry in Motion, exh. cat., Seoul, Kukje Gallery, 2003, p. 21 (illustrated). P. Geis, La petite galerie de Calder, Paris, 2009, p. 2 (illustrated). Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy, exh. cat., Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010, p. 107 (illustrated). Calder's Portraits: A New Language, exh. cat., Washington, D.C., National Portrait Gallery, 2011, p. ii and 124, fig. 104 (illustrated). Calder, exh. cat., Seoul, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, 2013, p. 39 (illustrated). A. S. C. Rower, ed., "Calder in France," Cahiers d'Art, vol. 39, no. 1, 2015, pp. 164 and 177-178 (illustrated). P. Tubella, "El arte en suspensión de un genio," El País, 10 November 2015, p. 27 (illustrated). A. Searle, "Rotation, rotation, rotation," The Guardian, 10 November 2015, p. 16 (illustrated). Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture, exh. cat., London, Tate Modern, 2015, p. 2 (illustrated). K. Wright, "Three-Ring Circus of Delights," The Independent, 16 November 2015, p. 40 (illustrated). "Alexander Calder: 'sculpteur de vent,' 'forgeron lunaire.'" L'Objet d'Art, January 2016, p. 70 (illustrated). A. Coxon, "Performing Sculpture," Blueprint Magazine, February 2016, p. 136 (illustrated). Calder: Forgeron des géantes libellules, exh. cat., Rodez, Musée Soulages, 2017, p. 17 (illustrated).

Provenance:

Galerie Maeght, Paris Private collection, Switzerland, 1955 By descent from the above to the present owners

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