Calder Foundation

Spirals and Stars

Date c. 1974
Aubusson wool tapestry
54 1⁄4" × 85 3⁄16"
Woven by Pinton Frerès in Aubusson, France
Edition size
Edition of 6 / 2 artist's proofs
Related works  1
Works / Rug / Tapestry 14
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.