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  • Artist Biography

    Alexander Calder

    American • 1898 - 1976

    Alexander Calder is best known for his creation of the mobile. He employed materials such as wire and sheet metal and transformed them into delicate forms that respond to the wind or float in air. Born into a family of artists, Calder created art from childhood and moved to Paris in 1926, where he became a pioneer of the international avant-garde. In addition to his mobiles, Calder produced an array of public artworks worldwide as well as drawings, paintings, jewelry, prints, and textiles, among others. Calder was born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania.

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151

Les Affichistes (The Poster Artists)

1965
Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 19 7/8 x 18 in. (50.5 x 45.7 cm)
S. 25 5/8 x 19 3/4 in. (65.1 x 50.2 cm)

Signed and numbered 141/150 in pencil, published by the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, framed.

Estimate
$2,000 - 4,000 

Sold for $2,125

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Evening & Day Editions

New York Auction 23 April 2019