The Museum of Our Wishes
The exhibition The Museum of Our Wishes came about in winter 1963-64 on the initiative of the Friends of Moderna Museet. A large number of works considered to be essential to the Museum’s collection were borrowed, and a miracle was achieved: Moderna Museet received a one-off grant of SEK 5 million from the Swedish government. Suddenly, the collection had grown to be one of the finest of its kind. The exhibition was pivotal to Moderna Museet’s further development. Works by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Max Ernst, Giacomo Balla, Giorgio de Chirico, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso were thus added to the collection.
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© Alexander Calder/Bildupphovsrätt 2020
Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976
United States The White Frame, 1934
Den vita ramen
Trä, bemålad metall och motor
228 x 274 cm
Purchase 1967 (The Museum of Our Wishes)
NMSK 1958 This artwork is not on display
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