The Menil Collection

Jed Perl Reading and Book Signing

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 – Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017

07:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Calder, The Conquest of Time, The Early Years: 1898–1940

Though he passed away more than forty years ago, Alexander Calder forged a permanent spot as one of America’s most beloved artists. Immerse yourself in Calder’s world with author and renowned art critic Jed Perl, who has written the first authorized biography of this inventive sculptor. Learn why Calder remains, in Perl’s eloquent words, “a barrier breaker, an avant-garde artist with mass appeal.” Signing follows and books will be available for purchase.


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    Closed Monday and Tuesday
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  • The Menil Collection parking lot is located on West Alabama between Mandell and Mulberry. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.

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