ALEXANDER CALDER "LA LUNE ET LA MONTAGNE" LITHO, 1960

Caviar20 has a particular interest in accomplished sculptors who are simultaneously active printmakers - Richard Serra, Kosso Eloul and Louise Nevelson are prime examples to mention a few.

The inimitable Alexander Calder’s signature creation is the mobile. One of the most delightful examples of Modernist sculpture, Calder’s works are instantly recognizable in museums around the world. 

Similarly, Calder's works on paper, share many of the same visual characteristics that his sculptures are known for. Calder was a prolific and active print maker with an unmissable palette; bold modernist shapes rendered in saturated primary colors.  His compositions were playful flat geometric compositions occasionally flirting with figuration. 

“La Lune et La Montagne” is a paradigm of a Calder print. The content and style seem to flirt with both Surrealism and Modernist stylization - yet posses a voice that is distinctly Calder-esque with its optimism and mystery. 

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Signed, and numbered by the artist.

Titled verso

Color lithograph on Rives, circa 1965

From an edition of 90

24"H 19"W (work)

30"H 24"W (framed)

Very good condition

Detailed condition report by request

Note: this work has been recently re-framed, images coming soon

 

 

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