Alexander Calder - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, April 19, 2022 | Phillips

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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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Flight from Tyranny, for Amnesty International

1975-1977
Offset lithograph in colors, on wove paper, the full sheet.
S. 29 1/4 x 22 3/4 in. (74.3 x 57.8 cm)
Signed and numbered 10/100 in pencil, additionally signed and dated in the stone, published for Amnesty International, Prisoners of Conscience, unframed.

Estimate
$1,500 - 2,500 

Sold for $3,528

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 19 - 21 April 2022