Vieux Chalet, a charming, traditional-style chalet in the heart of the Swiss Alps, is home to Hauser & Wirth Gstaad where art exhibitions are open by appointment only. Today new artist is unveiled, Alexander Calder, Slender Legs1959, Sheet metal, rod and paint, 354.4 x 391.1 x 190.5 cm.
Signed with the artist’s monogram and dated: ‘CA 59’ (on the largest element)
A hallmark piece executed on a grand scale, Alexander Calder’s ‘Slender Legs’ (1959) vacillates between motion and stasis and mobile and monument. Hauser & Wirth Gstaad Vieux Chalet is a charming, traditional-style chalet in the heart of the Swiss Alps, where works such as ‘Slender Legs’ can be viewed by appointment.
Image: Alexander Calder, Slender Legs, 1959 © 2023 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Jon Etter