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Alexander Calder, sculpture

Alexander Calder, sculpture

Item Description:

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), "Award to Clement Greenberg", 1987, brass/copper sheet metal, inscribed "To Clement Greenberg The ADAA Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Art History", 12.5"h x 10.5"w x 12.5"d

Condition:

Good, some rubbing and oxidation to patina

Provenance:

The Collection of Clement Greenberg, NY - Clement Greenberg was arguably the most influencial art critic of the 20th century, and champion of abstract expressionist and modern art. His personal collection is a reflection of his involvement with artists including, and among the likes of, Helen Frakenthaler and Jackson Pollock. For more information, please visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clement_Greenberg#Clement_Greenberg_Collection

Literature:

The Segre Iron Works in Connecticut was CalderÕs metal fabricator. With CalderÕs authorization, approximately 12 pieces were made and presented as awards for a New York Art Dealers Association. It became known as the ÒDoveÓ because of its similarity to that bird about to take flight.

About The Artist:

Calder, Alexander

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