In 1966, sculptor Alexander Calder and his wife Louisa published this full-page ad in the New York Times. It was a fierce statement made in protest of the Vietnam War and caused quite a stir at the time. Fantastically bold and hopeful, it resonates as much today as it did then. Every New Year’s Day, we remember that ad, finding it about the most perfect wish for the New Year.

Alexander and Louisa Calder’s New York Times Full Page Ad, 1966

With thanks to Laura Scott who sent us a large image of the page we ripped from the New York Times so long ago, now yellow and tattered…

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