Big Sail, MIT campus

40 feet high
Alexander Calder
1966




View in front of I. M. Pei's Green Building

Called La Grande Voile in French, this 33 ton metal sculpture is comprised of 5 intersecting forms, 4 planes and one curve.
 


Other works on this site by Calder include: Flamingo in Chicago, Four Arches in Los Angeles, Le Guichet in New York City, The Hawk for Peace in Berkeley, and Stegosaurus in Hartford, Connecticut.


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