Alexander Calder Exhibit in Düsseldorf

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More than 70 works by the American artist are shown in a new exhibit at Düsseldorf’s K20 museum, highlighting his kinetic avant-garde art from the 1930s and 40s. The city’s tourism office, Düsseldorf Tourism, offers hotel and travel packages.

Alexander Calder, Little Spider, ca. 1940; photo © Kunstsammlung NRW

The new exhibit features more than 70 of Calder's works.

Alexander Calder’s art centers around the movement of objects in space, and his elegant mobile sculptures made him one of the most important artists of the 20th century. A new exhibit called “Alexander Calder – Avantgarde in Motion,” at Düsseldorf’s K20 Museum, September 9, 2013 – January 12, 2014, features more than 70 of his works, including both stationary and mobile sculptures.

For more information, visit http://www.kunstsammlung.de.

The city’s tourism office is offering hotel and city specials for many of the city’s art-related events throughout 2013, including “Avantgarde in Motion.” The travel package called “Düsseldorf à la Card” can be booked right from the tourism office’s website at http://www.duesseldorf-tourismus.de/en/hotel-packages/duesseldorf-a-la-card/. Prices start at €49 per night per person based on double-occupancy for a 2-3 star hotel in the city center and at €95 per person for a 4-5 star hotel. All packages include breakfast, a Düsseldorf Welcome Card (free public transportation within city limits, plus more than 40 free or reduced admissions to city attractions), and a city information package.

Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourism GmbH is the visitors and convention bureau of the city of Düsseldorf. Its responsibilities include tourism and city marketing, as well as conference and meeting marketing, hotel reservation services, fairs and convention services, city event ticket sales and advance ticket reservations. For more information, visit http://www.visitduesseldorf.de

Düsseldorf International Airport, Germany’s Next Generation HubTM, offers several non-stop flights from US & Canadian cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Ft. Myers, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Toronto), as well as convenient connections to many European cities. For more information about the airport, visit http://www.fly2dus.com and http://dus-int.de/dus_en/.

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