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Open Now
Wed–Sun 11am–7pm
Free Admission
1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400
Open Now
Wed–Sun 11am–7pm
Free Admission
1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400

Menil

Public Program

Jed Perl Reading and Book Signing

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.