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Alexander Calder

Patterson Sims

Alexander Calder

a concentration of works from the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum ofAmerican Art

by Patterson Sims

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Published by Whitney Museum of American Art in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calder, Alexander, -- 1898-1976.,
  • Whitney Museum of American Art.

  • Edition Notes

    A 50th anniversary exhibition, February 17-May 3, 1981.

    Statement[catalogue written by] Patterson Sims.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13768242M

    Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor presents approximately one hundred sculptural and pictorial compositions made by renowned American artist Alexander Calder (–), drawn from private and museum collections in North America, including a substantial number of works lent by the Calder Foundation, New York.. Calder is widely regarded as the artist who made sculpture move, forging a. A salute to Alexander Calder sculpture, watercolors and drawings, prints, illustrated books, and jewelry in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Introductory essay by Bernice Rose Author Calder, Alexander, Date Publisher The Museum of Modern Art Exhibition URL.

      The book combines the translation of the Fables by English journalist Sir Roger L'Estrange with 50 drawings created especially as illustration for the tales by American sculptor, painter, and illustrator Alexander : Dover Publications. Alexander Calder. Philadelphia - New York The American artist Alexander Calder was born in Philadelphia in He studies engineering from to at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.

    From Calder Foundation, Alexander Calder, Devil Fish (), Sheet metal, bolts, and paint, 68 × 64 × 47 in. Trained as a mechanical engineer, Alexander Calder revolutionized the world of kinetic sculpture with his suspended and standing mobiles (a name coined by Calder’s friend and peer, Marcel Duchamp).In , bored by the monotony of mechanized movement, Calder introduced a .


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Alexander Calder (), whose illustrious career spanned much of the 20th century, is the most acclaimed and influential Followers: 45K. Alexander Calder () is one of modernism’s most captivating and influential figures. First trained as a mechanical engineer, Calder relocated from New York to Paris in the mid-twenties where his acceptance into the city’s burgeoning avant-garde circles coincided with the development of his characteristic form of kinetic sculpture.

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First trained as a mechanical engineer, Calder relocated from New York to Paris in the mid-twenties where his acceptance into the city's. Calder’s art made him happy and he loved spending time with his wife, daughters, and grandchildren.

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Alexander Calder has found a perfect match in Jed Perl. Three years ago, Knopf published the first volume of Perl’s Calder bio, subtitled “The Conquest of. Alexander Calder, (born JLawnton, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died NovemNew York, New York), American artist best known for his innovation of the mobile suspended sheet metal and wire assemblies that are activated in space by air currents.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Alexander Calder (J -- Novem ) was an American sculptor best known as the originator of the mobile, a type of kinetic sculpture the delicately balanced or suspended.

Alexander Calder was one of the greatest American artists of the modern era. What follows is an excerpt from Calder: The Conquest of Space: The Author: Jed Perl.

Alexander Calder, a legendary and beloved figure in American art, has not generally been considered a major influence on contemporary as the 21st century unfolds, many artists are taking cues from Calder’s hands-on investigations of form, balance, color, and movement as well as from his foresight in what we now refer to as the creative reuse of materials.

More: Alexander Calder “Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: ” Artists Books Mobiles Books & Fiction Get book recommendations, fiction, poetry, and dispatches from the world.Alexander Calder was born in in, Lawnton, Pennsylvania, and died in in New York.

He received his B.S. in from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken. From toCalder attended the Art Students League, New York, and inhe attended the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris. Inside Alexander Calder's New England Home who got to stay in the house while researching the book.

(The house belongs to the Calder family .