Calder Foundation


Date 1970
Colored stone aggregate paving with steel edging
152 3⁄4" × 869 1⁄2"
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Chronology  2
April 1970

Calder is commissioned by Klaus Perls, Robert Graham, and Morton Rosenfeld to design a sidewalk strip on Madison Avenue between Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Streets.

18 September 1970

Calder’s black-and-white Sidewalk is installed.

Works / Unusual Project 25
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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.