Alexander Calder


Welcome to the funhouse: the revival of Luna Luna in Los Angeles reignites a tradition of art as carnival

A restored Hamburg theme park created by artists in the late 1980s is now on view in Los Angeles—but it was not the first. We take a ride through five historic artist-designed amusements

A theatrical new Calder exhibition staged in Seattle

The Seattle Art Museum’s gift of more than 45 works from collectors Jon and Kim Shirley makes for a compelling performance

Finding humour in New York's Independent 20th Century fair

The art fair's second edition features plenty of paintings, plus some unusual sculptures, by previously overlooked 20th-century artists

Dealer Edward Tyler Nahem sues over ownership of $8.7m Calder mobile

A daughter of the former owner of the sculpture claims it was stolen from her dying mother; Nahem says she is stalking him and marring his reputation

Seattle Art Museum receives 48 Calder works and $10m from former Microsoft president and his wife

The trove of works from Jon and Kim Shirley includes many mobiles and stabiles, and comes with a commitment to fund ongoing programming on the artist

A first glimpse of Philadelphia's future Alexander Calder sanctuary

The $70m centre will feature indoor and outdoor spaces with rotating exhibitions of Calder’s work

Phillips racks up a record $225m in New York—with Basquiat alone bringing in $85m

Women accounted for nearly half of the lots, led by Yayoi Kusama and her early Infinity Net paining which sold for a record $10.5m

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From an artist couple’s colourful daring at the Museum of Arts and Design to the last chance to see Alexander Calder at the Museum of Modern Art

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Alexander Calder’s early works at MoMA to Molly Greene’s psychedelic flowers at Kapp Kapp

Calder-Picasso connections are thin in San Francisco show

The De Young’s current exhibition, comparing the work of the two Modern artists, is not a perfect coupling

Alexander Calder's expansive archive goes digital

A new platform launched by the Calder Foundations features thousands of artworks, photographs, archival documents and publications

Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie to open after six-year renovation with Calder exhibition

Mies van der Rohe’s steel-and-glass building is undergoing modernisation by David Chipperfield, including new air-conditioning, security, lighting and visitor facilities

A 'sanctuary' devoted to Alexander Calder will open in Philadelphia

The non-profit space, likened to the Rothko Chapel in Houston, will offer visitors a place to introspectively connect with Calder's work

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Fresh takes on Modernism, colour and two giants of American art

Calder on sale for research fundraiser

Yellow Crinkly will support biological research at the American Mayo Clinic

2009 Calder case: A court of law is no place to authenticate art

The case set a legal precedent about the legal duty of authenticating bodies

Calder Foundation to host rare films online

Four videos feature the artist’s stage work, sculptures and constructions

Calder in Chicago’s Willis tower in legal battle

Former owners of the building stake their claim over the 1974 piece Universe


New York- and Miami-based dealer Giuseppe Concepcion accused over multiple forgeries

Concepcion is alleged to have sold fake Matisses and Calders among others, complete with forged certificates of authenticity

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Pompidou cancels Calder exhibition for lack of funds—and renovations are also delayed

The French gallery has been hit hard by a 6% reduction in government subsidy, part of Sarkozy's pledge to modernise the State by reducing public spending

Statues by the elder Calder get laser treatment

These conservation efforts removed the many years of corrosion built up on the works

Plans for Calder Museum in Philadelphia founder

Foundation fails to commit specific works to create the core of a permanent collection

Calder estate sells works through Thomas Dane

The works up for grabs range from jewellery to mobiles

Play again, Calder: Artist's toys back in production

A French company is re-producing toys by the inventor of the mobile

Calder brings the abstract to life at the Guggenheim Bilbao

Five-decades of art will be on display before travelling on to Madrid