Calder Stories

Calder Stories

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The first person that Obrist and Rower called upon was Renzo Piano. Piano designed the largest-ever retrospective of the artist in Torino in 1983, so Obrist and Rower asked Renzo Piano to design this exhibition as well. Piano’s exhibition design reflects the same concepts he used while designing the Centro Botín.

Platforms levitate, each of them presenting a story. Each story, a village. The movement of people walking amongst the works is as organic as it is in a city or in the Jardines de Pereda. The design does not follow a chronological or geographical order. So, let yourself flow through the space and go wherever you want. As Piano states: “the visitor is 50% of the building,” and in this case, also of the exhibition.

And now, would you like to meet Calder? I’m sure you have something in common with him. We will get started and when we finish you will be able to confirm that.

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