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Critic Jed Perl Comes to Houston

Photo: © Duane Michals via Penguin Random House

This Thursday, October 26, at 7pm, The Menil Collection will present author and art critic Jed Perl will discuss the life and work of Alexander Calder. A book signing will follow the talk.

Amazingly, the book is the first ever biography of Calder. artnet news writes:“Calder: the Conquest of Time traces how the artist (1898–1976) made mobiles, stabiles, and a mechanical circus cutting-edge Modern art. Even as a toddler, Calder marched to his own tune, Perl notes.”

So does Perl.

also by Paula Newton
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