Calder Foundation

The Hawk for Peace

Date 1968
Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
13' × 23' ×  11' 1/2"
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; Gift of Alexander Calder in memory of Kenneth Aurand Hayes, 1968 (no. 1968.51)
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Works / Monumental Sculpture 217
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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.