Wednesday, September 11, 2013

GONDOLA III, watercolor

Gondola III, watercolor, 9x6 in

Always clever, the American painter and sculptor Alexander Calder, better known for his "mobiles" (1898-1976), answered in a dry and serious tone to a rich art collector who requested a "mobile" made in gold:
"Yes, I will do it in gold if you want,  but I will paint it in black!"

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