Calder Foundation

The Stevens Mobile

Date 1970
Media
Sheet metal, rod, and paint
Dimensions
approx. 7' × 6'9" × 13'10"
Collection
S. C. Williams Library, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey; Gift of the Artist, 1970
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Chronology  1
1970

In France, Calder makes The Stevens Mobile to commemorate Stevens’ one-hundredth anniversary.

Works / Hanging Mobile 158
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.