Shows Calder lighting a cigarette in a warehouse space in Caracas at Escuela Técnica Industrial of the UCV (Central University of Venezuela), where he had been invited by his friend the architect Carlos Raul Villanueva. Identification of location, photographer, and date from email correspondence with Mendoza's son Claudio Mendoza. This picture is one of several taken by Mendoza during Calder's stay in Caracas.
Alexander Calder, 1955 August / Sarita Guardia de Mendoza, photographer. Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560