Original Calder Mobile For Sale

I’m a kinetic sculptor specializing in mobiles. As such, I stay on top of any news regarding Alexander Calder‘s body of work and include anything that I believe to be significant on my blog, my Twitter feed and my Facebook page.

[Update: Large Calder Mobile “Black Lace” (1947) for sale at upcoming Sotheby Auction March 8th 2017]
[Update: Original Hanging Mobile by Alexander Calder Will Be for Sale at Phillips in New York on Nov 16th 2016]
[Update: Three Standing Mobiles by Alexander Calder Will Be for Sale at Christie’s in New York on Nov 16th 2016]
[Update: One Hanging and One Standing Mobile by Calder Will Be for Sale at Christie’s in New York on Nov 15th 2016]
[Update: 9 Original Calder Works Coming to Auction for the First Time at Christie’s in New York on May 10th 2016]
[Update: Two standing and one hanging mobile by Calder will be for sale at Christie’s in London on Feb 11th 2016]
[Update: Seven sculptures by Calder will be for sale at Christie’s in New York on Nov 10th 2015]
[Update: Calder’s mobile Two Red Petals In The Air will be for sale at Sotheby’s in New York on Nov 4th 2015]
[Update: Calder’s mobile Little Red Face will be for sale at Christie’s in London on Oct 16th 2015]
[Update: Three original Calder mobiles for sale at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong on Sept 12th 2015]
[Update: Four original Calder mobiles will be for sale at Christie’s in New York on May 13 & 14 2015]
[Update: Two original Calder mobiles will be for sale at Sotheby’s in New York on May 12 & 13 2015]
[Update: Calder’s mobile Untitled (1969) will be for sale at Sotheby’s in New York on Feb 10th 2015]
[Update: Two original Calder mobiles for sale at Sotheby’s in Paris Dec 2nd 2014]
[Update: Calder’s mobile Black Crescent sold in September 2014 at a private sale for an estimated $10.6 million]
[Update: Calder’s mobile Black Crescent will be auctioned Fall 2014]
[Update: Two original Calder mobiles for sale on May 13th 2014]
[Update: Iconic 1960 Calder mobile from private collection on offer on November 12 2013]
[Update: Christie’s will have four Calder mobiles for sale on May 15th 2013]

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art auction on March 9th 2012 will include an original Alexander Calder mobile. Made with painted metal and wire in circa 1973, the same year he made the impressive, large (53 foot/16 m tall) Flamingo sculpture in Chicago (pictured below). The hanging mobile is almost one cubic foot big and signed, it is estimated to go for 200,000 to 300,000 USD [Update March 10th: it sold for 422,500 USD].

Besides auctions, also check the listings at Artsy for original Calder mobiles for sale.

If you’re looking for more affordable mobiles, consider commissioning me for a custom mobile like the following ones:

Photo of Large Calder Style Mobile

Photo of Large Fine Art Mobile

image of custom hanging mobile - kinetic modern art sculpture commission

The above mentioned Flamingo sculpture by Calder in Chicago:
Photo of Flamingo sculpture, created by noted American artist Alexander Calder, a giant 53 foot (16 m) tall stabile located in the Federal Plaza in front of the Kluczynski Federal Building in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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