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Calder: Un effet du japonais, the artist’s first solo exhibition in Tokyo in nearly 35 years will be held at Azabudai Hills Gallery from May 30th to September 6th, 2024.


While Calder is most renowned for his mobiles, which transformed the modern conception of sculpture. His works can be found in public spaces around the world. Today, more than two dozen of his works can be found in 18 museums across Japan.

This exhibition will explore the enduring resonance of the American modernist’s art with Japanese traditions and aesthetics. Curated by Alexander S. C. Rower, President of the Calder Foundation, New York, and organized in collaboration with Pace Gallery. And it will comprise approximately 100 works from the collection of the Calder Foundation that span the 1920s to the 1970s, ranging from the artist’s signature mobiles, stabiles, and standing mobiles to his oil paintings and works on paper.

Calder: Un effet du japonais
Date: May 30th – September 6th, 2024
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 (Friday, Saturday, Day before a Public Holiday till 20:00)
Closed on June 4th, July 2nd, and August 6th
Place: Azabudai Hills Gallery
Address: Azabudai Hills Garden Plaza A MBF, 1-3-1 Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81 (0)3 6402 5460
Organizer: Azabudai Hills Gallery in collaboration with Pace Gallery
Curated by: Alexander S. C. Rower (President of the Calder Foundation)
Exhibition design: Stephanie Goto Architecture

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