On View: Alexander Calder’s Sculptural Jewelry

The artist known for creating the mobile had a knack for baubles, too.

Alexander Calder, The Boldness of Calder, Louisa Guinness Gallery, London, 27 September – 5 November 2016, louisaguinnessgallery.com
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Brass Necklace

“Calder had a way of making unprecious materials (like this brass necklace) so precious. He compensated for simplicity in material with complexity in design.”

Alexander Calder, Untitled, 1950, Necklace, brass, 36.8 x 36.8 cm, unique, courtesy the Calder Foundation and Louisa Guinness Gallery; Price upon request.