Responses to Calder

Mobiles in Contemporary Art

The catalogue accompanying the Responses to Calder exhibition at the Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven (7 September – 23 November 2014) explores a highly topical issue, which is being rediscovered in an exciting way in contemporary art.

An international generation of artists, including Martin Boyce, Jeppe Hein and Katja Strunz, redefine the seemingly non-ideological art form of the mobile, lending it an ironic or critical dimension.

The current ‘responses to Calder’ vary: the artists amalgamate the mobile with the performing and applied arts, such as music, furniture design and performance, bringing the innocuous child’s toy to ‘noisy’ life.

English and German text.

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