Calder Foundation
Toadstool with Feather (1948)
Toadstool with Feather (1948)

Toadstool with Feather

Date 1948
Media
Sheet metal, wire, and paint
Dimensions
7 1⁄4" × 4 3⁄4" × 4 1⁄4"
Collection
Calder Foundation, New York
Related exhibitions  1
Neue Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany (2021)

Neue Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany. Alexander Calder: Minimal / Maximal. 22 August 2021–13 February 2022

Solo Exhibition
Works / Standing Mobile 264
Related Timeline
1946–1952 International Distinction

Calder had a major show in 1946 at Galerie Louis Carré in Paris for which Jean-Paul Sartre wrote a seminal essay. He designed sets and costumes for a number of theatrical performances and designed a huge acoustic ceiling for the Aula Magna auditorium at Universidad Central de Venezuela. In 1952, Calder represented the United States at the Venice Biennale, winning the grand prize for sculpture.