Calder Foundation

Le Guichet

Date 1963
Media
Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
Dimensions
14' × 22'
Collection
Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall
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Historical Photos  2
Chronology  1
15 November 1965

Calder dedicates Le Guichet, a monumental stabile installed in Lincoln Center Plaza, New York.

Works / Monumental Sculpture 209
Works / Stabile 245
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.