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 (kôl′dər, kŏl′-), Alexander 1898-1976.
American sculptor who created the mobile in Paris in the early 1930s and also produced immobile abstract sculptures known as stabiles.


(Biography) Alexander. 1898–1976, US sculptor, who originated mobiles and stabiles (moving or static abstract sculptures, generally suspended from wire)


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Alexander, 1898–1976, U.S. sculptor.
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Noun1.Calder - United States sculptor who first created mobiles and stabiles (1898-1976)
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The team of volunteers joined forces to plant the bulbs on Battyeford Island, an 800m stretch of land sandwiched between the Calder & Hebble and the River Calder.
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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said both highways have experienced significant traffic growth over the last decade, with the Calder Highway alone carrying 13,000 vehicles per day.
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Yet the temptation to engage in exegesis was resisted by Mahonri Sharp Young when he wrote about an earlier Calder exhibition in the June 1977 issue of Apollo.
Geoff Calder said: "The training at Newcastle College has been of the highest standard.
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The challenge that Calder grapples with throughout the book is explaining these energy relations as resulting from more than market forces or globalization.
Her husband of 61 years, John Underwood Calder, died in 2004.
Following the attack, Calder, who was living in Willesden at the time, was convicted of grievous bodily harm with intent and detained in a mental health unit.
The company vice president and general manager of racing, John Marshall, said, 'We're off to a positive start of the Calder Meet.
Now Calder, 23, has been locked up for four-and-a-half years after she admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent.