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Alexander Calder (Piladelphia, Pennsylvania, 1898 – 1976, New York, New York), La Grande Voile (The Big Sail). Painted steel. McDermott Court. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McDermott. Standing at a soaring height of 40 ft and weighing a massive 33 tons, La Grande Voile is perhaps one of MIT’s most iconic public art pieces.
Alexander Calder (Piladelphia, Pennsylvania, 1898 – 1976, New York, New York), La Grande Voile (The Big Sail). Painted steel. McDermott Court. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McDermott. Standing at a soaring height of 40 ft and weighing a massive 33 tons, La Grande Voile is perhaps one of MIT’s most iconic public art pieces.