Calder Foundation

Totem-Saché

Date 1974
Media
Sheet metal, rod, and paint
Dimensions
196 3⁄4" × 157 1⁄2" × 78 3⁄4"
Collection
Commune de Saché
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Chronology  1
July 1974

Calder donates the monumental sculpture Totem-Saché, installed in the main square of the town of Saché.

Works / Standing Mobile 245
Works / Totem 4
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.