Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France. Calder. 2 April–31 May 1969.Solo Exhibition
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Alexander Calder: les années parisiennes 1926–1933. 18 March–20 July 2009. Originated from the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.Solo Exhibition
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul. Calder. 18 July–20 October 2013.Solo Exhibition
Tate Modern, London. Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture. 11 November 2015–3 April 2016.Solo Exhibition
Musée Picasso, Paris. Calder-Picasso. 19 February–25 August 2019.Group Exhibition
Calder exhibits nine works, including Le Lanceur de poids and Acrobate, at the “Association Artistique les Surindépendants,” Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles, Paris.
Soon after moving to Paris in 1926, Calder created his Cirque Calder. Made of wire and a spectrum of found materials, the Cirque was a work of performance art that gained Calder an introduction to the Parisian avant-garde. He continued to explore his invention of wire sculpture, whereby he “drew” with wire in three dimensions the portraits of friends, animals, circus themes, and personalities of the day.