Calder Foundation
Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition
6 November 1964–31 January 1965Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Related documents  8
Selected works  145
Related exhibitions  5

Washington University Art Gallery, St. Louis. Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition. 21 February–26 March 1965. Originated from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Solo Exhibition

Milwaukee Art Center, Wisconsin. Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition. 25 February–28 March 1965. Originated from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Solo Exhibition

Des Moines Art Center, Iowa. Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition. 28 April–30 May 1965. Originated from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Solo Exhibition

Art Gallery of Toronto. Mobiles and Stabiles by Calder, the Man Who Made Sculpture Move. 1–30 May 1965. Originated from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Solo Exhibition
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris (1965)

Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris. Calder. 8 July–15 October 1965. Originated from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Solo Exhibition
Selected publications  23

“Calder: Master Sculptor.” Junior Scholastic (14 January 1964).

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Montgomery, Paul L. “Calder Work for Lincoln Center Is Said to Get Morris’s Blessing.” New York Times, 18 April 1965.

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Mukherjee, Sushil. “Calder at the Guggenheim.” Hartford Times, c. November 1964.

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Kay, Jane H. “Magic of Calder’s Mobiles.” Christian Science Monitor, c. November 1964.

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“Not to be Missed.” Harper’s Bazaar (November 1964).

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Art Students League News (November 1964).

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“Reviews and Previews.” (Publication unknown), c. November 1964.

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition. Exhibition catalogue. 1964. Text by Thomas M. Messer.

Solo Exhibition Catalogue

Canaday, John. “Art: A Blissful Marriage.” New York Times, 6 November 1964.

Newspaper

Genauer, Emily. “Calder Show Opens At the Guggenheim.” New York Herald Tribune, 6 November 1964.

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Canaday, John. “The Alexander Calder Problem.” New York Times, 8 November 1964.

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“Master of the Mobile.” Sunday Telegraph, 22 November 1964.

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D., C. “A Circus to Contemplate.” New York Herald Tribune, 25 November 1964.

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New Yorker (28 November 1964).

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“Roxbury Pioneer.” Sunday Republican, 29 November 1964.

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“Pictures on Exhibit: Calder versus Wright.” (Publication unknown), December 1964.

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Josephs, Devereux C. “A Businessman’s View of the Humanities.” Think (January–February 1965).

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“Calder’s Fascinating Forms.” America, no. 108 (January 1965).

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New Yorker (7 January 1965).

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“Calder Exhibit to Travel.” The Jewish World (February 1965).

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The Exchange (February 1965).

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Shoudy, William A. “Man of Mobiles.” The Stevens Indicator (April 1965).

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“Alexander Calder.” Moebel Interior Design (August 1965).

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Chronology  2
5 November 1964

Calder attends the opening preview of “Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition” at the Solomon. R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

6 November 1964–31 January 1965

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, exhibits “Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition.” Thomas M. Messer curates the exhibition, which travels to St. Louis, Toronto, Milwaukee, and Des Moines.

Exhibitions / 1963–1976: Monumental Works 4

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition. 6 November 1964–31 January 1965.

Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris. Calder. 8 July–15 October 1965. Originated from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France. Calder. 2 April–31 May 1969.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Calder’s Universe. 14 October 1976–6 February 1977.

Related Timeline
1963–1976 Monumental Works

In 1963, Calder completed construction of a large studio overlooking the Indre Valley. With the assistance of a full-scale, industrial ironworks, he began to fabricate his monumental works in France and devoted much of his later working years to public commissions. Calder died in New York in 1976 at the age of seventy-eight.