Calder Foundation

Haverford Variation

Date 1944
Media
Sheet metal, wire, and paint
Dimensions
31" × 18" × 12"
Collection
Calder Foundation, New York; Purchase, 2014
Related exhibitions  2
Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York (2015)

Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York. Alexander Calder: Multum in Parvo. 22 April–13 June 2015.

Solo Exhibition
Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles (2018)

Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles. Calder: Nonspace. 27 October 2018–6 January 2019.

Solo Exhibition
Chronology  1
15 April 1946

The Clay Club Gallery, New York, presents “Benefit: Exhibition of Sale of Sculpture to Help Raise Funds for the Sculpture Center” and includes a standing mobile by Calder.

Works / Standing Mobile 249
Related Timeline
1937–1945 Public Commissions and the War

In 1937, Calder completed Devil Fish, his first stabile enlarged from a model. He received two important commissions: Mercury Fountain (1937) and Lobster Trap and Fish Tail (1939). His first retrospective was held in 1938 at the George Walter Vincent Smith Gallery in Springfield, Massachusetts, followed by another in 1943 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.