Alexander Calder, American, 1898 - 1976
Painted sheet aluminum and wire
Overall: 18 × 36 in. (45.7 × 91.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Partial gift of Nancy and Heinz Valtin in memory of Curt Valentin and partial purchase through the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund
© Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed, on red horizontal plate: CA. [Signed by Calder some years after the piece was created, probably in the late 1960's or early 1970's, when the piece was sent to either the Perls Gallery or the Pace Gallery.]
Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, August 8, 2000-September 26, 2001.
Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, January 11, 2001-August 12, 2002.
Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.
On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Rochester, New York, 1955-1957 (not for a specific exhibition).
The Expanding Universe of Postwar Art, Northeast Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 1, 2019.
Virtual Space for Dialogue, 2017, In Relationship: Finding Balance in Modern American Sculpture, Madeline Thompson, Class of 2017, Kathyrn Conroy Programing Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. https://www.mthompson.vsfd.hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/
Sharon Reed, Hood Museum acquires mobile created by the art form's inventor, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, Vox of Dartmouth, September 18, 2000, ill. p. 7
Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p.91, no.65.
John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 167, ill. plate no. 98.
Curt Valentin (donor's uncle and owner of the Curt Valentin Gallery, New York); given to Nancy (Eleanor) Heffernan Valtin and Dr. Heinz Valtin, June 1953 (as wedding gift); partial gift/purchase to present collection, 1998.
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