Loops and Yin Yang

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    Alexander Calder

    American • 1898 - 1976

    Alexander Calder worked as an abstract sculptor and has been commonly referred to as the inventor of the mobile. He employed industrious materials of wire and metal and transformed them into delicate nonobjective forms that respond to the wind or float in air. Although born into a family of sculptors, the artist studied mechanical engineering before pursuing a career in art; although this training in mechanics was not critical to the development of the mobile, it would later be applied to his monumental works. In addition to his mobiles, Calder produced an array of public constructions worldwide as well as drawings and paintings that feature the same brand of abstraction. Calder was born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania.

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Loops and Yin Yang

1969
Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper the full sheet.
S. 32 x 22 5/8 in. (81.3 x 57.5 cm)
Signed and numbered 5/90 in pencil (there were also some artist's proofs), unframed.

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$2,000 - 3,000 

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New York Auction 25 October 2019