By Dieter Buchhart, Anna Karina Hofbauer, and Donatien Grau.
A beautifully illustrated catalog documenting an exhibition that explores Alexander Calder's impact on contemporary art.
The show at the Kunsthal Rotterdam runs from November 21, 2021 - May 29 2022.
Includes works by Calder, Olafur Eliasson, Žilvinas Kempinas, Simone Leigh, Ernesto Neto, Carston Nicolai, Aki Sasamoto, Roman Signer, Monica Sosnowska, Sarah Sze, and Rirkrit Tiravanija.
The exhibition was created in cooperation with the Calder Foundation Calder Now documents an exhibition at the Kunsthal Rotterdam which explores the enduring influence of the work of Alexander Calder (1898-1976) on contemporary art. Shown alongside pieces by Calder himself are works by 10 contemporary artists, including Olafur Eliasson, Simone Leigh, Ernesto Neto, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and Sarah Sze. The text explores the way their work resonates with Calder's main artistic interests, such as the reflection of light and movement. Three noted art historians elaborate on themes such as the participatory and progressive nature of Calder's art.
170 illustrations – 20 Black & White Halftones, including Black & White Photographs – 150 Color Halftones, including Color Photographs.