"Snow Flurry", selling at $ 10.4 million dollars set a new record for an auction price on a Calder mobile.
|"Snow Flurry" - Alexander Calder|
And an 8 ft tall stabile, "Lily of Force" (great name!), estimated to sell around $12 million at most, took in a record $18.6 million dollars - the highest sale ever recorded in an auction for a Calder work.
|"Lily of Force" - Alexander Calder|
Here is a video showing "Lilly of Force" in all of its beauty:
And here's a video showing "Snow Flurry" and another mobile that was auctioned in action: http://youtu.be/T140Ilh2QqE