November 2021
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Calder Now

21 November 2021 00:00 - 29 May 2022 00:00

This coming autumn, Kunsthal Rotterdam will proudly present ‘Calder Now’, an extensive exhibition that explores for the first time in Europe the modern master’s enduring and unmistakable influence on contemporary art.

Calder Now presents over twenty sculptures by Alexander Calder alongside works by ten prominent contemporary artists: Olafur Eliasson, Žilvinas Kempinas, Simone Leigh, Ernesto Neto, Carsten Nicolai, Aki Sasamoto, Roman Signer, Monika Sosnowska, Sarah Sze and Rirkrit Tiravanija.

Enigmatic, gravity-defying installations, sculptures that induce extraordinary optical experiences, and art that appeals to all the senses reveal new connections with Calder and bring into focus the countless extensions of his legacy. Offering a new perspective on the developments in contemporary art during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, this must-see Kunsthal production is being realised in close collaboration with guest curators Dieter Buchhart and Anna Karina Hofbauer, and the Calder Foundation.

Many of the sculptures and installations will be shown in the Netherlands for the first time.


More info: https://www.kunsthal.nl/en/plan-your-visit/exhibitions/caldernow_en/

Picture: Alexander Calder, Gray Stones, Red Stalk, ca. 1948 Photograph courtesy of Calder Foundation, New York / Art Resource, New York, © 2021 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Pictoright, Amsterdam

Calder Now
Kunsthal Rotterdam
Westzeedijk 341
3015 AA Rotterdam

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