Calder Foundation
Alexander Calder: 1898–1976
29 March–12 July 1998National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Organized to celebrate the centenary of Calder’s birth, Alexander Calder: 1898–1976 brought together approximately 200 sculptures to document the artist’s development working in three dimensions, with supporting works on paper, paintings, and jewelry. Curated by Marla Prather and Alexander S. C. Rower, the exhibition was installed on several levels of the Gallery’s East Building and in interior galleries and public spaces, including a rare installation of the monumental standing mobile Southern Cross outside of I.M. Pei’s masterpiece.

Related documents  20
Selected works  204
Related exhibitions  1

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Alexander Calder: 1898–1976. 4 September–1 December 1998. Originated from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Solo Exhibition
Selected publications  20
Alexander Calder: 1898–1976 (1998)

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Alexander Calder: 1898–1976. Exhibition catalogue. 1998.

Arnauld Pierre, Staging Movement

Solo Exhibition Catalogue

“Calder’s World.” Museums New York (January 1998).

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Rimanelli, David. “Alexander Calder.” Artforum, vol. 26, no. 10 (Summer 1998).

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Kazanjian, Dodie. “An Artful Existence.” Vogue (February 1998).

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“Alexander Calder at the National Gallery of Art.” Sculpture Review (Spring 1998).

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Rubin, Courtney. “Modern Glory.” Washingtonian, vol. 33, no. 6 (March 1998).

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Hathaway, Bruce. “Mobilizing Calder.” Town & Country (March 1998).

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Davidson, Susan. “Museums.” Washingtonian, vol. 33, no. 6 (March 1998).

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Rubenstein, Suzanne. “Poetry in Motion.” Live (April 1998).

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“Exhibitions.” House Beautiful (April 1998).

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“Alexander Calder: Sculpture in Motion.” The Smithsonian Associate (April 1998).

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Horn, Miriam. “Sculpture that Won’t Stay Still.” U.S. News & World Report (6 April 1998).

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Biemiller, Lawrence. “Alexander Calder’s Constellations of Color and Movement.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, vol. 44, no. 32, 17 April 1998.

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Masello, David. “The Amazing Calder.” Art & Antiques, vol. 21, no. 5 (May 1998).

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Stegmann, Diana. “Two Modern Masters.” Elle Decor (May 1998).

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“Around Town in June and July . . .” and “An American Masters Special, Alexander Calder.” WETA (June–July 1998).

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Hellman, Peter. “Documentary: Calder Live.” Cue (15 June 1998).

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Sweeney, Jim. “Calder’s Creations.” Echoes (July 1998).

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Wood, Sura. “Calder Retrospective Opens at SFMoMA Sept. 4.” San Francisco Arts Monthly (September 1998).

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Silberman, Robert. “Washington and San Francisco Alexander Calder.” The Burlington Magazine (February 1999).

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Exhibitions / 1990–1999 1

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Alexander Calder: 1898–1976. 29 March–12 July 1998.