Calder Foundation

Untitled (maquette for 1939 New York World's Fair)

Date 1938
Media
Sheet metal, wood, wire, string, and paint
Dimensions
15 3⁄4" × 9 7⁄8" × 9 7⁄8"
Collection
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Historical Photos  1
Related exhibitions  2
Tate Modern, London (2015)

Tate Modern, London. Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture. 11 November 2015–3 April 2016.

Solo Exhibition
Centro Botín, Santander, Spain (2019)

Centro Botín, Santander, Spain. Calder Stories. 29 June–3 November 2019.

Solo Exhibition
Related works  1
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.