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Alexander Calder : sculpture, mobiles.

James Johnson Sweeney

Alexander Calder : sculpture, mobiles.

by James Johnson Sweeney

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Published by The Arts Council of Great Britain in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Retrospective exhibition, Tate Gallery, 4 July- 12 August.]
    ContributionsTate Gallery., Arts Council of Great Britain.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB237.C28 S93
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6003803M
    LC Control Number66047803
    OCLC/WorldCa7268738

    Alexander Calder, internationally famous by his mids, is renowned for developing a new idiom in modern art-the mobile. His works in this mode, from miniature to monumental, are called mobiles (suspended moving sculptures), standing mobiles (anchored moving sculptures) and stabiles (stationary constructions). Alexander Calder’s mobiles, abstract kinetic sculptures that move according to natural laws, added movement, an entirely new aesthetic dimension, to Modernist sculpture. Alexander Calder, Blue Feather, c. Sheet metal, wire, and paint 42 x 55 x x x cm) pins.

    Alexander Calder's Vertical Constellation with Bomb () includes 10 wooden pieces connected by thin steel wires that are painted red. Calder created roughly 29 “Constellations” in total, all delicate tabletop constructions as opposed to his well-known mobiles. Alexander Calder was on of the most prolific artists of the 20th century and is now one of the most sought after. He worked with many different types of media from figurative wire sculpture, through abstract mobiles and stabiles, carvings, paintings, jewelry and sculpture.

    "Sandy's Circus: by Tanya Lee Stone is a story about Alexander Calder and his moveable circus. He ruled the artistic world of the twentieth century with metal sculptures and mobiles. ever since Alexander was a child he would build sculptures out of scrap. The sight of the moon and the sun interested him into going to art school/5.   at Tate Modern runs from 11 November to 3 April For more features, interviews and videos, visit Christie’s Daily. Works by Alexander Calder offered in upcoming auctions. Alexander Calder () November 10 , New York Lot 1 B. More Information: ; Alexander Calder () November 10 , New York Lot 2 B. More .


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Alexander Calder : sculpture, mobiles by James Johnson Sweeney Download PDF EPUB FB2

― In 95 illustrations Calder's mobiles are presented not just as studies of motion, but as vehicles for the artist's great playfulness and humor ―Includes a guide to many of the Calder works that can be seen in museums and public spaces around the world Alexander Calder is surely the most beloved artist of the twentieth century, as well as a major figure in the history of modern Cited by: 4.

Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture. by Achim Borchardt-Hume, Ann Coxon, et al. | Feb 2, out of 5 stars Hardcover Making Mobiles (Schiffer Book for Artists) by Bruce Cana Fox | out of 5 stars Paperback. 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).Inbored by the monotony of mechanized movement, Calder introduced a new element of chance to his mobiles.

Artwork page for ‘Mobile’, Alexander Calder, c By suspending forms that move with the flow of air, Calder revolutionised sculpture. Marcel Duchamp dubbed these works ‘mobiles’. Rather than a solid object of mass and weight, they continually redefine the space around them as they move.

Calder’s subtle balance of form and colour resulted in works that suggest an animated. About the artist: Alexander Calder, internationally famous by his mids, is renowned for developing a new idiom in modern art-the mobile. His works in this mode, from miniature to monumental, are called mobiles (suspended moving sculptures), standing mobiles (anchored moving sculptures) and stabiles (stationary constructions).

WHO WAS ALEXANDER CALDER. Mobiles. book Calder was born Jin Lawton, Pennsylvania. His mobiles. book and grandfather were well known sculptors and his mother was a painter. Calder is best known for the invention of his mobiles and outdoor, large scale sheet metal sculptures, which were called Size: 2MB.

Magnificent mobiles: the art of Alexander Calder Calder pioneered kinetic sculpture with his wafer thin mobiles that can be moved by a child’s breath. Ahead of a. Marcel Duchamp’s first readymade (a sculpture composed of everyday objects) was also, in a sense, a mobile.

Bicycle Wheel () simply comprises a bicycle wheel mounted on a stool. The work is poised for viewer engagement—simply brush the sculpture, and the work will revolve. Yet by calling it art, Duchamp also restricted such interference: gallery visitors. - Explore dawnp's board "Calder stabiles and mobiles" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Alexander calder, Sculpture art and Sculpture pins. 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.

Visually fascinating and emotionally engaging, those sculptures—along with his monumental outdoor bolted sheet. Calder would take a break from sculptures and mobiles to craft a silver milk skimmer with a spiderweb design or an ebony toilet paper holder shaped like a hand.

The objects are beautiful and. Oct 9, - Explore traci's board "Calder Images", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Alexander calder, Kinetic art and Art pins.

Calder, nicknamed Sandy, was born in Philadelphia in and came from a line of artists. His Scottish émigré grandfather was a professional sculptor, as.

The new book follows Perl’s first volume, Calder: Alexander Calder examining the installation of his large mobile, “” (), at. Alexander Calder redefined sculpture by introducing into it the element of movement. He created sculptures and design objects that participated in the larger tendencies of European and American avant-garde, uniquely combining abstract art, modernist principles, machine and cosmic imagery in his major contribution to the modernist redefinition of artistic media is the Birth place: Lawnton, Pennsylvania, United States.

On Apat the Galerie Percier on the Right Bank of Paris, Alexander Calder presented some 20 pieces of abstract sculpture that would turn Author: Jed Perl. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Alexander Calder was an American artist best known for his invention of the mobile and his wire sculptures. View Alexander Calder’s 11, artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.

See available prints and multiples, works on paper, and sculpture for sale and learn about the ality: American.

Alexander Calder has found a perfect match in Jed Perl. Perl’s meticulous account reminds us how Calder helped redefine sculpture with his “objects” and mobiles, and public art more. Alexander Calder was born to a family of sculptors. His grandfather, Alexander Milne Calder (), studied with Thomas Eakins and is famous for the elaborate sculptural decorations of Philadelphia's City Hall.

Sommaire: Les Mobiles de Calder par Jean-Paul Sartre, Alexander Calder par James-Johnson Sweeney (extrait résumé par Gabrielle Buffet du catalogue de l'Exposition CALDER au Museum of Modern Art, New York ), Catalogue des oeuvres exposées et Table des illustrations.

Calder was born in in Lawnton, Pa., into a family of artists. His grandfather, Alexander Milne Calder, sculpted the foot-tall statue .The short answer is that Alexander Calder is the originator of mobiles, which is mostly correct, but Calder wasn’t the first one nor the only one to experiment with the art form.

The problem with providing a definite answer to the question of who made the first mobile starts with the definition of what a mobile is and what is simply just a.