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Alexander Calder

About the artist

Born 1898 in Pennsylvania

An American sculptor and originator of the ‘mobile’ – a sculptor out of balanced or suspended shapes that move in response to touch or air currents.

Working between Paris and New York, Calder created very divers pieces including sculptures, drawings, paintings, jewelry, and set designs – redefining sculpture by introducing the element of movement made the artist famous.

(Quelle: artnet, The Art Story)


Kinetic and abstract art

Setting sculptures and installations in motion

(Quelle: artnet, The Art Story)