Calder Foundation

Five Empties

Date 1973
Sheet metal, rod, bolts, and paint
281" × 250" × 250"
Calder Foundation, New York
Historical Photos  1
Related exhibitions  1
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (2014)

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Alexander Calder at the Rijksmuseum. 21 June–5 October 2014.

Solo Exhibition
Works / Monumental Sculpture 212
Works / Standing Mobile 253
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.