3 July 2019

Alexander Calder Stories: Spectacular New Exhibition Centro Botín – Jude Cowan Montague

When the boats sail past on a summer’s day and the light falls gently, and we’re solstice-awake in the long days, Alexander Calder reels back to life as if he himself is a film, viewed in the flickering light of the sea cast by this special spot.

19 March 2018

Alexander Calder Hauser & Wirth Somerset

A major new solo exhibition of works by Alexander Calder (1898 – 1976), the majority of which have never before been exhibited in the UK is to take place at Hauser & Wirth Somerset.

17 October 2017

Iconoclasts / Calder  Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen – Edward Lucie-Smith 

This Week, Edward Lucie-Smith Reviews Two contrasting Exhibitions At the Saatchi Gallery London ICONOCLASTS – Saatchi Gallery Until 7 January 2018 The Iconoclasts show just opened at the Saatchi Gallery suffers from a number of difficulties generic to enterprises of this kind. The show is sub-titled ‘Art Out of the Mainstream’, but does anyone now know where this mainstream is located? The […]

7 December 2016


Quiz – Alexander Calder

How much do you know about Alexander Calder?

14 January 2016

Paul Black Reviews Maisons Fragiles At Hauser And Wirth London

Hauser & Wirth London is currently presenting the work of nine artists in ‘Maisons Fragiles’, a group exhibition which explores themes of fragility, vulnerability and protection. The show includes work by Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Isa Genzken, Robert Gober, Eva Hesse, Roni Horn, Gordon Matta-Clark, Fausto Melotti and Richard Serra, with work that Spans 60 […]

11 December 2015


Eva Hesse, Louise Bourgeois: Among Nine Artists At Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth London draws together the work of nine artists in ‘Maisons Fragiles’, a group exhibition exploring themes of fragility, vulnerability and protection as they manifest in a variety of guises. Spanning 60 years of artistic practice, the exhibition includes work by Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Isa Genzken, Robert Gober, Eva Hesse, Roni Horn, […]

10 November 2015

Alexander Calder: A Circus Of Form And Movement At Tate Modern

Walking into the Tate Modern’s latest exhibition dedicated to the kinetic sculptures of the American giant Alexander Calder, one can’t help being struck by the playfulness of the works.  The wire portraits of his artist friends such as Joan Miro and Fernand Leger project shadows on the white walls.  His critics have accurately described these […]

10 November 2015


Alexander Calder: Kinetic Sculpture Pioneer Stirs Tate Modern Curators Podcast

The UK’s largest ever exhibition of Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is currently on at London’s Tate Modern. Calder is considered one of the most innovative artists of the 20th century and a pioneer of kinetic sculpture. He played an essential role in shaping the history of modernism. Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture brings together approximately 100 works […]

20 December 2014


First Rate Sculptors’ Jewellery Exhibited In New Selling Exhibition

Sculptors’ Jewellery is an exhibition that celebrates works of art on a miniature scale created by those that are more used to working in the monumental. This is a selling exhibition that includes over 70 pieces of stunning jewellery by established and emerging sculptors including eight Royal Academicians. Illustrating the long history of this still […]

16 August 2013


Alexander Calder Necklace Worth $300k Found At Flea Market For $15

A brass necklace by the iconic 20th century sculptor Alexander Calder, bought at a flea market  for $15 eight years ago by a self-proclaimed “flea market junkie” may fetch up to $300,000 when it goes under the hammer at Christies. It was discovered at the well picked over Brooklyn Flea market and pulled from a […]

19 June 2013


Alexander Calder And Fausto Melotti Examined In New London Exhibition

Ronchini Gallery is presenting a new exhibition titled; “Calder & Melotti: Children of the Sky”, from 11 October – 30 November 2013, in collaboration with Museo Carandente Palazzo Collicola, Spoleto, Italy, curated by Director Gianluca Marziani. The exhibition features works by American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) and his Italian contemporary, Fausto Melotti (1901-1986). It tells […]

27 July 2012


Alexander Calder Installed At St. Pancras To Celebrate The Olympics

In celebration of the 2012 Olympics New York’s Pace Gallery has opened a 9,000 square- foot gallery in London’s Mayfair. Pace London has  also installed a landmark monumental sculpture by the great twentieth-century artist Alexander Calder (1898–1976) at the entrance of the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel. The dynamic form will remain on view for the […]

11 July 2012


Alexander Calder An Adventure In India – Review

Fruit in England is small, and in Mediterranean countries is it enormous. I remember being taken aback that “orange” could mean such totally different fruits. The extension of this, however, becomes eerie. Things, particularly inanimate things like plants or fruits, grown gargantuan but still in precise shapes or patterns, is not quite a trope but […]

10 November 2011


Calder Mobiles Confiscated From Local Frenchman As Counterfeits

Alexander Calder mobiles brought to Paris for valuation by local Frenchman seized by Calder Foundation as fakes French authorities have seized a collection of nine mobiles, supposedly created by Alexander Calder, on the suspicion that they are fakes. The pieces, dating from the 1970s, came to light after they were brought to the Tajan auction […]