Calder Foundation
Calder and Louisa Calder at the MacDougal Street home of daughter Mary Calder Rower and grandsons Alexander and Holton before the opening preview of Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 5 November 1964Photograph by Ugo Mulas © Ugo Mulas Heirs
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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.