Calder Foundation

Morning Cobweb

Date 1969
Media
Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
Dimensions
29'2 3⁄8" × 17'8 5⁄8" × 16'7 5⁄8"
Collection
Galerie Maeght, Paris
Historical Photos  1
Related exhibitions  1
Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France (1969)

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

Solo Exhibition
Related works  2
Chronology  1
2 April–31 May 1969

Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France, exhibits “Calder,” a retrospective. Calder installs Morning Cobweb, a monumental walk-through stabile, as the entrance to the exhibition.

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.