Calder Foundation

The Whirling Ear

Date 1958
Media
Sheet metal and paint, with motor
Dimensions
approx. 25' × 15'
Collection
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels
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January 1958

Calder completes the motorized, monumental sculpture The Whirling Ear, a commission made for the pool in front of the United States Pavilion at the Brussels Universal and International Exhibition. The sculpture was made by Calder at Gowans-Knight in Watertown,

Connecticut.

Works / Monumental Sculpture 211