The Flying Dragon, a monumental work by Alexander Calder, takes over the place vendôme

Alexander Calder was born in 1898 in, Lawnton, Pennsylvania, and died in 1976 in New York. He was one of the most prolific and innovative sculptors of the twentieth century. Calder —whose oeuvre encompasses sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, and jewelry, among other media—developed a masterful visual vocabulary that addresses the interplay of nature and abstraction, stillness and motion, monumentality and…

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