Alexander Calder

Jeune fille et sa suite, 1972

Lithograph in colors
Signed and numbered lower right
29 × 22 7/8 inches (73.7 × 58.1 cm.)
Very Good
Private Collection
New York
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Alexander Calder, renowned for his innovative contributions to kinetic art, stands as a luminary figure in 20th-century sculpture. His masterpiece "Jeune fille et sa suite," crafted in 1972, exemplifies his distinctive style characterized by dynamic movement and graceful balance. True to Calder's ethos, this artwork transcends static forms, inviting viewers into an immersive experience of shifting perspectives and harmonious interplay between space and form. "Jeune fille et sa suite" showcases Calder's mastery in manipulating geometric shapes and primary colors, orchestrating them into a symphony of kinetic energy. Through carefully calibrated movements, the sculpture breathes life into the surrounding environment, captivating audiences with its whimsical dance.

In "Jeune fille et sa suite," Calder's fascination with the intersection of art and engineering reaches its zenith, as he seamlessly merges aesthetics with functionality. The sculpture's intricate mechanisms, meticulously engineered by Calder himself, imbue it with a sense of organic fluidity, as if it were a living organism navigating through space. Each component of the artwork contributes to its overall choreography, inviting viewers to contemplate the interconnectedness of all things. As sunlight filters through the translucent panels and casts ever-changing shadows, "Jeune fille et sa suite" becomes a testament to Calder's ability to capture the ephemeral beauty of movement and light, transcending the boundaries of traditional sculpture and leaving an indelible mark on the annals of art history.

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