Calder Foundation

Figures fantastiques

Date 1965
Ink on paper
29 1⁄4" × 42 1⁄2"
Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Gift of the Artist, 1966
Works / Work on Paper 277
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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.