Calder Foundation

Jerusalem Stabile I

Date 1976
Media
Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
Dimensions
approx. 452 3⁄4" high
Collection
The Jerusalem Foundation
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Historical Photos  2
Related works  3
Chronology  1
11–18 April 1975

The Calders visit Israel to discuss a monumental sculpture project with the Mayor of Jerusalem, Teddy Kollek. Jerusalem Stabile II is completed in 1976 and Louisa attends the dedication ceremony in 1977.

Works / Monumental Sculpture 211
Works / Stabile 245
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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.