Calder Foundation

Untitled

Date c. 1937
Media
Wood, sheet metal, rod, string, wire, and paint
Dimensions
27" × 71" × 21"
Collection
Finnish National Gallery, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Related exhibitions  1
Musée Picasso, Paris (2019)

Musée Picasso, Paris. Calder-Picasso. 19 February–25 August 2019.

Group Exhibition
Works / Hanging Mobile 155
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.