Calder Foundation

Le Chien

Date 1958
Media
Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
Dimensions
90 1⁄2" × 67"
Collection
Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp
Map of installed works
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Related exhibitions  2
Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France (1969)

Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France. Calder. 2 April–31 May 1969.

Solo Exhibition
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (2014)

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

Solo Exhibition
Works / Monumental Sculpture 211
Works / Stabile 245
Related Timeline
1953–1962 Large-scale Developments and Intercontinental Projects

During a yearlong stay in Aix-en-Provence, Calder executed the first group of large-scale outdoor works and concurrently concentrated on painting gouaches. In 1954–55, he visited the Middle East, India, and South America, with trips to Paris in between, resulting in an astonishing output and range of work. Toward the late 1950s, Calder turned his attention to commissions both at home and abroad.