Primary Color (Red)

Alexander Calder (1898 - 1976)
The Cock, not dated
Red and black painted sheet metal,
Gift of Mrs. Henry Luce
Phoenix Art Museum, #1961.76

The red of Calder's piece is echoed in the lady's red apron.

"I love red so much that I almost want to paint everything red."
- Alexander Calder as quoted in The Artist's Voice: Talks with Seventeen Modern Artists, by Katharine Kuh, page 41

©Joan Ann Lansberry, 2010-2011
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