'Amidst the plethora of text and images in publications on Alexander Calder, Marter's monograph stands out like a beacon, shedding substantial and important scholarly light on the formation of the … artist … Marter has given us the best study of Calder's art to date and one that should serve as a model for all future Calder studies.' Choice
'Comprehensive guide to Calder's life and work benefitting from the author's meetings with the artist and inclusion of unpublished documentation and photographs. An excellent read …'. Burlington Magazine
'Joan Marter has produced what must be the most comprehensive book available about Alexander Calder … it finally plays an important avant-garde artist the attention to which he is due.' The Art Book
This study provides the most complete scholarly account yet published of the life and work of Alexander Calder. Paperback has a new four-colour cover and a colour section.