Calder Foundation

The Arch (intermediate maquette)

Date 1974
Sheet metal and paint
12' × 10' × 8'
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio; Museum Purchase, Derby Fund, 1980
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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.