Alexander Calder

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United States sculptor who first created mobiles and stabiles (1898-1976)


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* Alexander Calder's Cold War-era artwork supporting the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy in 1975.
Caption: Left: Albert Einstein was reportedly fascinated by Alexander Calder's kinetic sculpture A Universe (1934).
LESSONS ON MOBILES and Calder's artwork of the circus can be found in the March/April 2016 issue of Scholastic Art, with the focus Alexander Calder: Working With Form.
Furthermore, Dwight Gardner's review of Blue 2 discusses its "minimalist, Alexander Calder-like pop-ups," and the Smithsonian Libraries suggest that in One Red Dot, "Carter has adopted a design scheme reminiscent of Alexander Calder's mobiles" (Frampton).
The office tower is known for its cantilevered entrance and Alexander Calder's sculpture, "Saurian."
You have this mobile by the artist Alexander Calder, which is interesting considering that you designed the Calder Foundation's headquarters.
Meanwhile, several stories above, the artist's vision of the future can be seen on the Pompidou's fifth-floor terrace: Dublinesca, 2002, a foursome of blue and yellow metal bunk beds (a book set on each mattress-less frame) beside Alexander Calder's large stabile Nageoire (Fin), 1964, is a scaled-down version of Gonzalez-Foerster's 2008-2009 installation TH.2058, which envisages Tate Modern's Turbine Hall circa 2058 as a postapocalyptic bunker filled with metal beds and facsimiles of public sculptures by Calder.
ALEXANDER CALDER (the artist who invented the mobile) I've always loved the sense of play in his work.
Alexander Calder originally set up the business opposite CardiffCastle before moving to Queen Street in 1920 as a gentleman's outfitter before expanding in 1975 to include ladies fashions and a coffee lounge
Alexander Calder is a DVD documentary portrait of American sculptor Alexander Calder (1898-1976), known for inventing the art form of the mobile (a kinetic sculpture with balanced or suspended components, which can move in response to motor power or air currents), often used today to decorate homes, or the rooms of children.
Art Matters Marylou Hannon will present Alexander Calder, 2 p.m.
The show was announced yesterday as part of Tate's wider artistic programme for 2015 which will see exhibitions of work by sculptors Alexander Calder and Barbara Hepworth, avant garde exponent Sonia Delaunay and contemporary artist Frank Auerbach.
Extending into more contemporary artworks, a Piet Mondrian that was previously part of the former Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Berge Collection, a painting by Alexander Calder and a series of nine canvases by contemporary artist Cy Twombly will also be on display.
Visitors can find 26 sculptures created by international and Arab artists, including works by Henry Moore (UK), Victor Vazarelly and Cesar Baldicini (France), Joan Miro (Spain), Alexander Calder (US), Jane Arb (Germany), Rabia Al-Akhras (Syria) and Mustafa Sunbul (Egypt).