Alexander Calder

The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls

March 9 – July 6, 1997

East Building Mezzanine

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 15 3-dimensional objects, 17 works on paper, and 3 pieces of jewelry from the Perls collection celebrated the recent gift of Calder works from Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by Marla Prather, curator of 20th-century art at the National Gallery.

Image: Alexander Calder, The Circus, 1932, pen and black ink on wove paper, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls © 2000 Estate of Alexander Calder / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 1996.120.6

Attendance: 146,004

Catalog: Alexander Calder: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, by Marla Prather. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1997.

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