Calder Foundation

The Ghost

Date 1964
Media
Sheet metal, rod, wire, and paint
Dimensions
24' × 34'6"
Collection
Philadelphia Museum of Art; Purchased with the New Members Fund, 1965
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Historical Photos  4
Related exhibitions  1
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (1964)

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

Solo Exhibition
Works / Hanging Mobile 156
Works / Monumental Sculpture 211
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.