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Lecture: “Alexander Calder Speaks His Letters at the Arts Club of Chicago”

In 1941 former Arts Club of Chicago president Rue Shaw commissioned Alexander Calder to create the mobile “Red Petals,” a prominent part of the club’s collection. For this program, Calder and Shaw return to the Arts Club to share the letters, telegrams, and sketches that resulted in this iconic sculpture. Hosted by Paul Durica, this program features:

  • Dmitry Samarov as Alexander Calder,
  • Jane Beachy as Rue Shaw, and
  • Izzy Olive as Isabel Jarvis.

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