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Artful Conversations – Alexander Calder: Collaborative Creations with Erin Monroe and Laura Leonard, from the Wadsworth Atheneum

Tuesday, April 4 at 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Explore how Alexander Calder’s lesser-known designs in textiles came to life through the hands of others with the exhibition co-curators Erin Monroe and Laura Leonard. This is the first in a series of Spotlight exhibitions highlighting the American collections as part of the Art Bridges Cohort Program.

Above: Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), Untitled (detail), 1965, hooked by Leslie and Rufus Stillman after a design by Calder. Orange, yellow, blue, and black wool, 64 x 81 in. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, Gift of Leslie and Rufus Stillman, 2002.29.1. © 2023 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


This program is part of one in a series of American art exhibitions created through a multi-year, multi-institutional partnership formed by the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art as part of the Art Bridges Cohort Program.

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