Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations. Alexander CALDER, Jean-Paul SARTRE, James Johnson SWEENEY.
Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations

Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations

Paris: Galerie Louis Carre, 1946. 12mo (15.6 x 12 cm). 35, [17] pages. Frontispiece photograph of Calder in his studio in Roxbury, 7 plates, of which four in color (and two of these double-page), and one color heapiece of a mobile. Printed wrappers, the front wrapper with a photographic image of one of his mobiles in motion. A clean, near-fine copy in wrappers with some very minute wear and pale offsetting. An attractive and finely printed catalog. Item #404940

First edition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at Galerie Louis Carre in Paris that ran October 25 through November 16, 1946. Text in French with contributions by Jean-Paul Sartre, and James Johnson Sweeney. 24 pieces were included in the exhibition, created between 1941 and 1946. The cover, frontispiece and three balck-an-white plates reproduce photographs by Herbert Matter.

Price: $650.00