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Congenial Spirits: Calder/Miró, Together Again

July 12, 2011

(Left) Alexander Calder, Hollow Egg, 1939. Wire and paint, 54 x 39 1/2 x 38 1/8 in.The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Partial and promised gift in memory of Betty Milton, a close friend of Louisa Calder, 2001. (Right) Joan Miró, The Red Sun, 1948. Oil and gouache on canvas, 36 1/8 x 28 1/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Acquired 1951.

A small memory of our 2004 Calder/Miró show, greeting visitors on the elliptical stairway.

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  1. paul ruther permalink
    July 12, 2011 7:57 pm

    Its a fine way to be introduced to our new Morris Louis. First Calder, than Miro, Pollock, Franz Kline and then a room full of Louis.

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