Calder Foundation

Triangle with Ears

Date 1966
Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
90" × 65"
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York; Gift of Edith Ferry Hooper '32, 1975
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October 1967

New York City holds an outdoor group exhibition, “Sculpture in Environment.” Given the choice of any site in the city, Calder places two stabiles, Little Fountain and Triangle with Ears, in Harlem.

Works / Monumental Sculpture 217
Works / Stabile 251
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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.