Alexander Calder Octopus
One of ten lithographs included in Alexander Calder’s Our Unfinished Revolution portfolio of 1975 – 1976, “Octopus” tackles a subject familiar to the artist in his characteristically simplified, brightly-colored style. The portfolio, which contained several abstract geometric works in a similar style as well as other more detailed depictions of animals (and one work depicting the sun), was produced in a limited edition of 175 printed by famed Parisian house Mourlot and published by Alba Editions, Inc.
- Lithograph in colors on wove paper
- Limited edition of 175
- Printed In France by Mourlot, Paris
- Published by Alba Editions, Inc., New York
- Dimensions of Frame: H:30.75 L:23.75 W:1
About the Seller
Emily Oberg is an art director and brand consultant living in Los Angeles. Emily’s distinct editorial eye takes inspiration from her love of streetwear and selfies and combines it with the vision of a 90’s workout instructor, as reflected in her closet on Basic Space.
About the Artist
Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) revolutionized sculpture in the twentieth century. He has become renowned for his delicate, kinetic mobiles. Either propelled by motors or air currents, these fragile wire and metal sculptures effortlessly propel graphic, abstract forms into moving components. His later monumental structures, or “stabiles,” combine daring innovation and dynamism into massive arching steel planes.
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Founder of Sporty & Rich, a lifestyle brand advocating for health, wellness, design, love, creativity, forgotten moments, and people. As visual director for the brand, overseeing everything from design, marketing, casting, production, social strategy, collaborations and art direction – Oberg’s taste lends itself to a refined, classic, and luxury product offering.