Alexander Calder reimagined sculpture as an experiment in space and motion, upending centuries-old notions that sculpture should be static, grounded, and dense by making artworks that often move freely and interact with their surroundings. “One of Calder’s objects is like the sea,” wrote the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, “always beginning over again, always new.” Bringing together early wire and wood figures, works on paper, jewelry, mobiles in motion, and monumental abstract sculptures, the exhibition takes a deep dive into the full breadth of Calder’s career and inventiveness.
April 2021 Blog Posts
This 2011 masterpiece by Amy Sherald is a dazzling example of her ability to tell deeply personal stores using her superior portrait painting technique. Sherald's work 'It Made Sense...Mostly In Her Mind,' has the viewer locking eyes with a figure who seems rightfully determined despite the humorous nature of her appearance, as she strives to be recognized within a sport dominated by people unlike herself.
Scientists lead the way in repairing the cathedral, while discovering historical insights along the way...