Alexander Calder


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Noun1.Alexander Calder - United States sculptor who first created mobiles and stabiles (1898-1976)
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The exhibition includes depictions of Pablo Picasso and works in the grand, global tradition of political art by such artists as Jacques Callot, Leopoldo Mendez, and Francisco de Goya, as well as modern and contemporary American artists, including Alexander Calder, Enrique Chagoya, Shepard Fairey, Kerry James Marshall, Juan Fuentes, Favianna Rodriguez, and Helen Zughaib, among others.
He discusses the lives and personalities of Eileen Agar, Jean (Hans) Arp, Francis Bacon, Hans Bellmer, Victor Brauner, Andre Breton, Alexander Calder, Leonora Carrington, Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Leonor Fini, Wilhelm Freddie, Alberto Giacometti, Arshile Gorky, Wilfredo Lam, Conroy Maddox, Rene Magritte, Andre Masson, Roberto Matta, E.L.T.
Art Stage also featured the gouache paintings on paper and a tapestry of American modernist master Alexander Calder (1898-1976), famous for his 'Mobile' hanging sculptures, one large sample of which was hung at the Marina Bay Expo and Convention Center.
The decision to position a kinetic sculpture by American artist Alexander Calder next to a logarithmic map by Argentinian musician and artist Pablo Carlos Budassi (shown on facing page) might be puzzling at first but soon opens a discussion of suitable methods for interpreting and modeling a vast and expanding universe.
If you have an interest in Alexander Calder's sculptures, then plan a visit to Waterbury, Connecticut, where he constructed many of them at Segre's Iron Works.
At Art Miami, Novak will also be featuring notable works from important artists: Sam Francis, Richard Diebenkorn, Jim Dine, Jean Dubuffet, Ralph Goings, David Hockney, Howard Hodgkin, Frank Stella, Alexander Calder, Wayne Thiebaud, Robert Motherwell, and others.
On the way to the final gallery is a mobile, a common modern item that was invented by American sculptor Alexander Calder. His delicate 1934 piece is suspended from the ceiling, and appears to be a testament to the changeability of art movements of the 20th century.
Intriguingly, furthermore, Carter's books share both their moveability and their abstraction with the mobiles made by Alexander Calder, the US artist whose work for audiences of all ages is also frequently identified as possessing childlike qualities.