Calder Foundation
Calder: Constellationes
18 May–5 June 1943Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Related documents  21
Selected works  21
Selected publications  5

McBride, Henry. New York Sun, 21 May 1943.


“Surrealist Artists Show Similar Trend.” New York World-Telegram, 22 May 1943.


“Tanguy and Calder.” New York Herald Tribune, 23 May 1943.


Devree, Howard. “From a Reviewer’s Notebook.” New York Times, 23 May 1943.


Coates, Robert M. “Calder.” New Yorker (29 May 1943).

Chronology  1
18 May–5 June 1943

“Calder: Constellationes” is shown at the Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.

Exhibitions / 1937–1945: Public Commissions and the War 6

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York. Calder: Stabiles & Mobiles. 23 February–13 March 1937.

George Walter Vincent Smith Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts. Calder Mobiles. 8–27 November 1938.

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York. Calder. 14 May–1 June 1940.

Willard Gallery, New York. Calder Jewelry. 3–25 December 1940.

Related Timeline
1937–1945 Public Commissions and the War

In 1937, Calder completed Devil Fish, his first stabile enlarged from a model. He received two important commissions: Mercury Fountain (1937) and Lobster Trap and Fish Tail (1939). His first retrospective was held in 1938 at the George Walter Vincent Smith Gallery in Springfield, Massachusetts, followed by another in 1943 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.