Alexander Calder - Editions Southampton New York Saturday, June 25, 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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Flying Colors

Five lithographs in colors, on Arches paper, the full sheets.
all S. 26 x 20 in. (66 x 50.8 cm)
All signed with monogram and dated in the stone, from the edition of 250, published by State Street, New York for Braniff International Airlines (all with the Flying Colors Collection blindstamp), all unframed.

$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $4,410

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Editions Southampton

New York Auction 25 June 2022