The most expensive mobile ever sold
[Update: Calder’s hanging mobile “Poisson volant” (Flying Fish) realized $25,925,000 tonight (May 13th 2014) – a new world auction record for Calder]
Alexander Calder’s “Lily of Force”, a standing / hanging mobile he made in 1945, sold yesterday (May 8th 2012) at Christie’s in New York City for $18.5 million, making it the most expensive mobile ever sold (so far). Below are two videos of the piece. If you’re looking for a more affordable hanging mobile, consider one of my ready-made hanging mobiles in my shop, or contact me for a custom mobile, small to large, via my custom hanging mobile page.