Introduction
Beginnings
Wire Sculpture
First Abstract Constructions
Early Mobiles / Biomorphic Forms
Panels, Frames, First Stabiles / Wood Sculpture
Jewelry
Mobiles / Maquettes
Constellations
Bronzes
Late 1940s-1950s
Monumental Sculpture / Towers and Gongs
Post 1950
Overview

Late 1940s-1950s

In the late 1940s throughout the 1950s Calder continued to explore ingenious variations in his kinetic objects. He devised new means of merging his mobile and stabile constructions, including exploiting the cantilever as "...a means of support...to best approximate...freedom from the earth."

List of all objects in this area

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