Calder Foundation

Stegosaurus

Date 1972
Media
Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
Dimensions
600" high
Collection
Ella Burr McManus Trust
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10 October 1973

Calder attends the dedication ceremony for the monumental stabile Stegosaurus at the Alfred E. Burr Memorial Mall in Hartford. Following the event, he receives an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the University of Hartford.

Works / Monumental Sculpture 211
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.