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Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor best known as the originator of the mobile, a type of kinetic sculpture the delicately balanced or suspended components of which move in response to motor power or air currents; by contrast, Calder’s stationary sculptures are called stabiles.

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Defying gravity: Alexander Calder and David Smith at Hauser & Wirth Zurich
Current mood: smitten by the meticulous balance details in Alexander Calder's kinetic sculptures.
We love unique art . Thanks for sharing Alexander Calder's with the world.
Jed Perl's landmark biography of Calder is coming, but not soon enough!! Out in October
Blog: Hypermobility and music - we explore the work of Alexander Calder
Y is she singing inside an Alexander Calder?
Refreshed by his long sleep,. the Light. Kisses the languid lips. of Night. -Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Alexander Calder. Quar…
I'm with you. I really like the tails. I also loved Braniff's Alexander Calder planes.
Plate (folio 24) from LES BUCOLIQUES. Varvara Alexander Calder. Lithograph and pochoir, printed in black with fourteen lithograph
Fabric designs by Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso feature in Styled by Design >
Theatre Mobile, decor by Alexander Calder for Erik Satie's symphonic drama "Socrate", 1936. (Recreated in 1976).
Still need a gift for Stop by the Museum Shop and pick up an Alexander Calder-inspired desk mobile to…
Fun fact: In 1976 Stella became the second artist (after Alexander Calder) to design a Art Car.…
My fan mail is enormous. Everyone is under six.
'Rouge Triomphant' (1963) is a sculpture by Alexander Calder.
Close up of Flamingo, designed by Alexander Calder. .
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A playful new typeface inspired by US artist Alexander Calder’s kinetic sculptures
The eagle and the needle at the Seattle Art Museum Olympic Sculpture Park. Alexander Calder's…
San Joaquin Valley. Peter Alexander Calder. Lithograph and screenprint, printed in black
Vertical Constellation with Yellow Bone (1943). by Alexander Calder (American, b.1898 d.1976)
Alexander Calder sculpture next to Hartford City Hall being wrapped for restoration. Dedicated Oct 10, 1973. Known as S…
I liked a video from Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture / Tate Modern, London
"Above all, Art should be fun." - Happy birthday great Alexander Calder (22 July 1898 - 11 November 1976)
Alexander Calder was born July 22, 1898 | "Tom's Cubicle," located on east side of our Sculpture Hall. https:…
Does anyone know where we can see any Alexander Calder work in London? The exhibition at the Tate is close. Ted's...
Alexander Calder jewelry at Didier Ltd at Spring Masters New York at the Park Avenue armory. One…
Hoping to catch Saul Leiter, Alexander Calder, Paul Strand, Lee Miller & Stan Douglas shows in London this week. Anything else I should see?
18/3 The Modern field trip was a highlight because we got to see the Alexander Calder exhibit!
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Alexander Calder at the was an awesome exhibition . Shhh I snuck a picture before they told me off
So much inspiration from with these Alexander Calder works.
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Channeling our inner Alexander Calder with some wire art & a great parent presentation!
Alexander Calder was whimsical, joyous, & divine
Visit us in the Makery before 12:30pm to learn about Alexander Calder and geometry!
Alexander Milne Calder was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, the son of a tombstone carver. He began his career in Scotland, working for sculptor
Alexander Milne Calder (August 23, 1846 – June 4, 1923) was a Scottish American sculptor best known for the architectural sculpture of phily
""As long as there are people such as Al Kotin, there is no danger to art."- Alexander Calder" on
Alexander Calder in two dimensions at
Last couple of weeks of Calder exhibition (ends 3 April). Looking forward to catching some today.
Calder at highly recommended. Some stunning pieces and a good narrative of interplay with C20 art and culture.
Roll up! Roll up! Explore circus inspired sculptures! Under 12s free.See film here
Alexander Calder STEAM project and video, force and motion science unit, at art show! so cool!
"To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.". -Alexander Calder.
Playful and nostalgic - Alexander Calder's kinetic sculpture at
Meet the office of Alexander Calder, creator of hanging art or mobile. And I thought my office was bad. Creatives!
Alexander Calder for the 3rd time, Absolute
"Lobster Trap and Fish Tail" by Alexander Calder. Why is one pic yellow & one red?
ALEXANDER CALDER artwork on the New Mobilization 1969 Anti Vietnam war button ButtonMansWife
Join explore the works of and his relationship with the Cosmos
Pictured left to right are artists Paul Matisse and Alexander Calder. Calder will be the subject of the Academy...
Beautiful and delicate Alexander Calder exhibition Modern. It closes soon so I urge you to visit soon!
Great workshop earlier inspired by the great Alexander Calder. Join them from 12pm tomorrow!
I went to the Cleveland art museum a while ago . Louise Nevelson, unknown, Alexander Calder, and Salvador Dali 😍
.delivered an arty collection inspired by Alexander Calder
A Universe by Alexander Calder 1934 Was intrigued by solar system in part b/c of Pluto's discovery. https:/…
Loved exhibition Beautiful and poetic - read more here:
Take a leap into the avant-garde & see Alexander Calder's Performing Sculpture Modern until 3 April
Absolutely loved the Alexander Calder show yesterday. Tightrope Artist, 1932, ink on paper.
playful new by Always Prepared in the spirit of Alexander Calder Cirque
Alexander Calder: Performing Scupture Simply magnificent. Mobiles for my eyes
There is still time to see brilliant Performing Sculpture exhibition by Alexander Calder
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Love the hanging sculpture, Ghost, in the Great Stair Hall? Here is some of Alexander Calder's other artwork
I am getting excited to teach about Alexander "Sandy" Calder today to the first graders. Enjoyed…
made live circus performances,such as Circus Scene’29. Does performance inspire you?
Peggy Guggenheim's bedroom, Venice. . I want that 1940s silver bed head by Alexander Calder. So much.
Learn a new skill on Sat 6 Feb with our session in Art History: Alexander Calder 10am - 2pm! Call us on 01635 845000 to book!
Artists Poster for Right to Pagan, Burma. Varvara Alexander Calder. Cover with collaged xerox, collotype
Wire Ring, a design sketch inspired by Alexander Calder. .
RIBA London's and visited Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture and it was "The happie…
📷 Alexander Calder. It was such a dreary day that we decided to take ourselves off to Tate Modern to be...
Kids loved it, as did I. Worth taking the audio guide: Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture | Tate
Loved Alexander Calder's mobiles and wire sculptures at Tate Modern recently. Very inspiring and uplifting!
After decades of seeing individual mobiles in other shows, was wonderful to see an exhib dedicated to Alexander Calder at Tate Mode yester.
with changes in shadertoy to support buffers, is an Alexander Calder style physics-based mobile possible?
Alexander Calder's mobile sculptures hung from the ceiling of his studio space ==>
'The man who made modern art move' – our interview with Alexander grandson
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Hypnotically brilliant like DIY Alexander Calder won't worry about garudasana again
Seen a fair amount of art recently. This was this morning's journey. It stands out. See it.
I'm not a culture lovey but the Alexander Calder at Modern is AMAZING.
by catinthehat88: 'Flamingo,' created by American artist Alexander Calder located on the Federal Plaza in Chicago. …
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Alexander Calder: Discovering a joyous reading of the experimental artist’s work at
Matthew Collings review in the Evening Sub-Standard of the Alexander Calder exhibition . Some v nice MC writing.
Ellsworth Kelly talks about Paris in the 40s, his friend Alexander Calder, and his neighbor Jasper Johns →
Ellsworth Kelly on Paris in the 40s and his friend Alexander Calder (via
Alexander Calder signature on the flamingo
"Sense of motion in painting and sculpture has long been considered as one of the primary elements of the composition." - Alexander Calder
So excited about the Alexander Calder opening soon:
KMorrisDesign Charming villages of leads to ChateauLaCoste with Alexander Calder sculpture
Charming villages of leads to with Alexander Calder sculpture
Can't get enough of Alexander Calder: Tapestries & Gouaches
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Peggy Guggenheim wearing a pair of earrings made for her by Alexander Calder; 1950s.
cocktail party. I believe it's one of a kind -- even Alexander Calder didn't have one!
Alexander Calder was an American sculptor.Our student's sculptures were thoughtful & balanced, just like the artist.
Exhibition of tapestries & gouaches by at Omer Tiroche Contemporary Art
An astonishing image of Alexander Calder in his Roxbury studio 1963 in latest Etc magazine. Wow!!
The first time a was transformed into a work of art was 1975 by Alexander Calder.
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) | Alexander Calder was an American sculptor best known as the origina
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Why Modern’s new show aims to change the way we look at great US artist report:
Mr 10's teacher rules. Today he learned about Alexander Calder, who invented the mobile. He also did this:
Exhibition of tapestries and their gouaches by Alexander Calder on view at Omer Tiroche Contemporary Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art. When my favorite American artist - Alexander Calder.
grandson on why his mobiles at Tate are more than just toys | via
Woot! Move over Alexander Calder this gnome can wire!
One of our amazing client's had us frame this wonderful Alexander Calder painting recently! . Mention this ad &...
Today in the Studio: mobile-making in memorium of Alexander Calder. We're working on mobile-making for...
Alexander Calder Circus, London Transport. Michael Emanuel Radnitzky. Pencil and ink and white instant prints with polyester and collotype
Looking forward to this; the man who made Modern Art move is Alexander opens at Modern 11 Nov
"A mobile is a poetry that dances with the joy of life & surprise" opens 11 November
(Calder) makes a mockery of the old fashioned frozen-stone school of sculpture"
Alexander Calder: The mechanical engineer and his pioneering mobiles -
Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture at the Tate - 11th November!!
Original installation site for Alexander Calder's, Hello Girls, 1964. Currently on view in what is now the...
It's Alexander Calder's birthday! Here's a look back at an exhibition of his mini sculptures: http…
"If you've had too much booze,. You can take a little snooze.". --Alexander Calder (artist), small poem composed for Elizabeth Bishop (poet)
Join us at with music by Zion Trinity and films on artists Alexander Calder and Joan Miró
So what is everyone calling the steamy, sex ballet in An American in Paris. I'm going with Danny Zuko does Alexander Calder.
Foto: lafilleblanc: Alexander Calder The Forest is the best Place, 1945 (via)
Foto: moma: Alexander Calder was born today in 1898. The existentialist philosopher Jean–Paul Sartre...
Art Ideas: Alexander Calder - before the mobiles there was the circus: You can learn a lot on his foundation's...
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Alexander Calder: The sphere and the spiral (detail)
Grade 6's make Alexander Calder Animal wire art. Lots of fun!!!
Art in the city of Chicago. . Flamingo, a 54-foot tall red steel sculpture by Alexander Calder at the Federal Buildi…
Do you like modern art? — Depends what is meant by the term. Alexander Calder created a series of mobile sculptu...
For all you spiral lovers, check out this stunning creation by Alexander Calder circa 1950
Listen to Calder Foundation President Alexander S. C. Rower's playlist for project!:
I found a hedgehog! (@ Alexander Calder's Flamingo Sculpture in Chicago, IL)
The Eagle by Alexander Calder at Olympic Sculpture Park, with a Space Needle cameo
BrownCurio: The brownlibrary is unraveling. Alexander Polygons on Triangles, 1963. …
saw his SF show last year. Is it possible for this man to be more ambitious? He is giving Alexander Calder a run for his money!
This ring by Alexander Calder nearly doubled its high est, selling for $69k
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Peggy Guggenheim with a mobile sculpture by Alexander Calder
Love to see great photos around Fenway Park. Its not mine was just out on the Net. Thank you, Alexander Calder fo...
Senator fights to restore Alexander Calder sculpture in atrium of Hart Senate office building in Washington, DC:
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Foto: so-narly: Alexander Ferrario accidentally hits his head on a $9.6m artwork by Calder
Why did Peggy Guggenheim answer the phone? Because Alexander Calder to ask for Monet!
It has been busy in the art studios! The Year 7 pupils have been making mobiles inspired by Alexander Calder's work
Artists dream! Meet Alexander Calder. An incredible American sculptor best known as the originator of the mobile.
Alexander Calder, drawing a gift for friends in 1970. Gouache on paper.
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"Why must art be static? The next step is sculpture in motion." -Alexander Calder
Composition 2 (1973). Alexander Calder. for more works by this artist:...
Visit works by Alexander Calder, Sol Le Witt, Claes Oldenberg & Maya Lin at before it closes for the wint…
remember Alexander Calder, artist in 1898. This is his 'Composition in Black'(1946)
Alexander Calder, 'Untitled' 1958. £100k-150k. Exquisite, delicate and never seen before - if there's…
"Cats, incidentally, make splendid models." —Alexander Calder, for &
.Alexander Calder’s beautiful works are the subject of a numinous exhibition
One of my happy places. Alexander Calder's art, the I.M. Pei building (East Wing of the National Gallery of Art).
hrough their collection, they brought the colour palette of American sculptor Alexander Calder's design story alive.
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A view of one of the seven, niches by
in 1973 Alexander Calder's Stegosaurus was dedicated in The 50' stabile is located on Main St.
Alexander Calder's sculptures take on to swimwear gorgeously! Stunningly crafted by for
“Enhanced screening”? Arrivals from Ebola zone changing planes in Paris for Manchester or Edinburgh won’t be checked http:…
did you know Alexander Calder was an artist?
New Alexander Calder mobile piece at 52nd and Let
It’s always a good time to be inspired by Alexander Calder’s work. Although he passed away in 1976, his dynamic...
Last night honored Calder's grandson, Alexander S.C. Rower, and the at its annual gala.
Alexander Wennberg in an ESPN(in$ider sorry folks) Calder trophy ranking. Dano an Honorable Mention
Alexander Calder's work always brings the happiness.
Yesterday's total lunar eclipse had Alexander Calder written all over it:
Trace inspired by Alexander Calder from sketches to the .
I added a video to a playlist Alexander Calder
Once again Worksop Town Football Club wants to thank Alexander Calder Financial for there support in sponsoring the match balls this season
Incredible sculptures coming up for auction by incl. &
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Running so many errands around the loop today, I had to at least stop by an Alexander Calder personal…
"Alright Mr. Calder, smile." … "Thanks." Artist Alexander Calder with 1975 paint job for the Braniff Flying Colors.
Alexander Wennberg will be in the discussion for the Calder Trophy
This is Alexander Calder 's Stegosaurus in the Mall between The Wadsworth and Hartford City Hall
The is Alexander Calder ' s Stegosaurus, in the mall between The Wadsworth and Hartford City Hall
a flagship stores for algorithms? Fumihiko Maki + a Alexander Calder sculpture! they really want to deliver THE experience?
A must see! A Look at Alexander Exclusive East Coast Exhibit via
Have you seen this painting? Substantial cash rewards are waiting for tips leading to its recovery. Alexander Calder:
"Study the elephant, if the opportunity presents itself...". - Alexander Calder quote, part 1
Pace Gallery and the Alexander Calder Foundation team up for a monumental installation at the Seagram Building in...
Three lovely Alexander Calder works are on view now at the NYC Seagram Building presented by…
Photo: pacegallery: Calder at Seagram Building: This October, Pace Gallery presents an exhibit of Alexander...
He pretty much just always drew better than everyone. Except maybe Alexander Calder.
features Pace's exhibition of 3 monumental sculptures by Alexander Calder at New York's Seagram Building:
A Diego Rivera oil painting created in 1904 and a 1967 painting by Alexander Calder round out the treasures found...
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Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture -> this makes me unbelievably happy & excited.
PETERLOON DRAWING ROOM Based on his commissions to modern artist, Alexander Calder, Saul Steinberg and Jean Miro, for embellishments for the eighth floor lobby of his Terrace Plaza Hotel in downtown Cincinnati, John J. Emery’s, (1898-1976), residence might come as a surprise. For Peterloon, his 1,200 acre estate at Indian Hill, had beyond question, the handsomest, most commanding Georgian revival house ever built in Ohio. It was completed after two years, at the start of the Great Depression, in 1930. During construction, the Emerys occupied a specially built smaller Delano & Aldrich house nearby. Restrained but hardly severe, in terms of an imposing scale and outstanding craftsmanship, Peterloon easily rivals earlier, more ornate examples of this acclaimed firm’s better known country houses on the East Coast. At least two certainly figured in their selection as architects by the Emery’s in the first place. Ultimately becoming a close family friend, in 1924, William Adams Delano had designed a uniqu ...
Christie’s made history tonight with a $745 million sale in which one jaw-dropping price followed another. Incredibly the sale exceeded the previous $691 million overall total set at this past November’s evening contemporary sale, and the year-ago spring contemporary auction that pulled in a then–record $495 million. Tonight’s expectation had been “in the region of $500 million.” But if prices were staggering, so was the material on offer. Observers agreed such a top-notch group of blue chip contemporary works will rarely be offered together at one sale anytime soon again. The sale featured no fewer than nine lots priced at a minimum of $20 million each, but there was no shortage of eager buyers. New records were set for Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell, Robert Gober, Joan Mitchell, Barnett Newman, Frank Stella, and Salvatore Scarpitta. Of 72 lots on offer, 68, or 92 percent, were sold. By value the sale achieved 98 percent. The top lot of the night was Barnett Newman‘s Black Fire I (1961) w ...
Le Cirque de Alexander Calder, 1961 (you'll also find it included in a Hans Richter surrealist film 'Dreams That...
CALDER AND HIS MAN On may 17 most of La Ronde rides would be closed again because of the inclement weather. The same went for the performances of the Ringling Barnum and Bailey Circus installed in the Autostade. Back at Expo, Energy Week is inaugurated in the France Pavilion but the biggest crowd is celebrating, with great fanfare, the 325th anniversary of Montreal, first at the Place des Nations in the presence of Mayor Jean Drapeau, and later at the International Nickel Place where the city received the gift of a giant stainless steel stabile by Alexander Calder called "Man" (67 feet high by 94 feet long and weighing 46 tons). At the same time, a capsule containing various documents is buried under a slab below the gigantic sculpture, to be re-opened by the Mayor of Montreal in the year 2067! A little less edifying are the comments made by Governor Romney back in Michigan from his visit two days before. Questioning the quality of the United States Pavilion, he claimed that it was “pretty on the outsid ...
As Pace Gallery honor sculptor Alexander Calder today, watch John Cage-soundtracked footage of the legendary artist at work:
4/29: Explore the history between artist Alexander Calder, the city of Hartford & the Wadsworth with Dr. Joan Marter
now this is interesting - Pace Gallery opens in Menlo Park, California The pop up space will feature exhibitions of work by Alexander Calder and Tara Donovan Pace Gallery is proud to announce the opening of a temporary exhibition space in Menlo Park, California from April 16th through June 30th, 2014. Located in the former Tesla headquarters at 300 El Camino Real in the heart of Silicon Valley, Pace Menlo Park will present two exhibitions: Alexander Calder: The Art of Invention, from April 16th to May 13th, 2014 and Tara Donovan: Untitled, from May 22nd to June 30th, 2014.
Playful Plans Journal: Toys of the Avant-Garde Presented in 2011 at the Musea Picasso in Malaga, here was a show I'd have given anything to see. Over three hundred vintage playthings by Pablo Picasso, Giacomo Balla, Alexander Calder, Fortunato Depero, Paul Klee, El Lissitzky, Joan Miró, Alexander Rodchenko, Oskar Schlemmer, Edward Steichen, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Joaquín Torres-García and more. Images courtesy: www.playfulplans.com
The rumors are true. I won't live suffocated by shame or denial any more: I still love Alexander Calder.
Central Library is home to a large mobile by Alexander Calder. Calder was born in 1898 in Lawnton, PA, which is now Philadelphia. His father, Alexander Stirling Calder, was a sculptor and teacher. His grandfather, Alexander Milne Calder, was also a sculptor. Calder received a degree in engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1919. After college, Calder learned how to draw and paint in New York and Paris, France. His early work included designing toys and drawing caricatures for various periodicals. He became fascinated by the Circus, and made a mini-wire circus, and showed it off in his travels and at art shows. After 1929, Calder began creating motor-driven wire mobiles, which later he designed to move without the need of a motor. It was Marcel Duchamp in France who came up with the name ‘Mobile.’ Calder said of the name, “In addition to something that moves, in French it also means motive.” According to Gerard-Georges Lemaire in his writing of Calder for .. ...
Art tidbit for today: In 1919 Marcel Duchamp was, presumably, the first person to draw a moustache on a print of the Mona Lisa, "re-appropriating" it as a "readymade" found object art, he helped make us what we are today. On the print he put L.H.O.O.Q., which if pronounced phonetically in French is "Elle a chaud au cul," or translated, "She's got a nice *** " Duchamp also gave us the words "mobile" and "stabile" for Alexander Calder's works. And his Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2 is in my opinion one of the greatest paintings of all time.
Today six years ago - Maria Luigia Guaita - the founder of fondazione Il Bisonte per lo studio dell'arte grafica passed away. Maria Luigia Guaita founded the print studio Il Bisonte In 1959. Great artists like Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore, Alexander Calder, Gino Severini, Carlo Carrá and Ardengo Soffici i.e. worked at the studio that was transformed into a non-profit cultural organization in 1983. I had the pleasure of knowing Signora Guaita during my years of studies at Il Bisonte. She believed that only art and poetry can save the world - a great inspiration for all of us and something to aspire for. - Kell
"If you like Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, you'll love the sculpture of Alexander Calder." -
Though he's best known for a bashed-in sardine can aesthetic and rage-inducing presidential memorials, Frank Gehry has mastered "quiet areas of contemplation" with his layout design of the new Alexander Calder exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
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Image: Peggy Guggenheim with an Alexander Calder mobile, circa 1942.
Ok, so returning to reality, I must admit: the nouveau-riche have inherited the World. I did not even glance at that post-modern trash, everything since and including Damien Hirst is pure trash without any artistic value, with noted exceptions. But, the pieces from Picasso, Fernard Leger, etc. and I mean drawings made by significant, truly artful dead masters goes from $150,000.00 to $1,500,000.00 (yes, cool 1.5 million US$) for an Alexander Calder mobile-statue a little bigger than the one that my brother uses to hang his mouse on! to 25 Million USD$ for an Amedeo Modigliani (and frankly it's definitely worth it, but I'm going again tomorrow to investigate further). All indicative of the purchasing power of the art connoisseur these days; the hoi polloi with money purchase that post-modern kite. Like flies to honey. Logging off...more tomorrow...p
Maryette Charlton May 18, 1924 - November 25, 2013 Filmmaker, photographer, artist, performer and downtown arts advocate extraordinaire Maryette Charlton passed away in New York City on November 25 at the age of 89. She was born in Manchester, Iowa in 1924 and was educated at Pratt and Columbia University. She flew mail planes in the Midwest in the forties and founded and taught at the Art department of American University of Beirut in the fifties before permanently moving to New York City. Her work as a filmmaker documented the works of Alexander Calder, e.e. cummings, Frederick Kiesler, Pierre Matisse, Dorothy Miller, Lenore Tawney, Loren MacIver and others. Over the years Maryette and longtime partner Lillian Kiesler became the most enthusiastic supporters of many young artists. As a performer Maryette appeared in the works of Cindy Lubar, Richard Foreman, Jo Andres, Tim Miller, Steve Buscemi and others. She most recently appeared in the film “Ghostlight” as Helen Keller. She was the mother of t .. ...
Hollis Taggart Gallery showed pieces by SamFrancis and at 2013.
Braniff which only lasted from 1928-1982, had modern artist Alexander Calder paint its How cool!
And I'd love to have one of these hanging over my bed...
"The Eagle", by Alexander Calder. In Olympic Sculpture Park. Looks like Orion in front of…
American sculptor and artist Alexander Calder photographed in Paris 1929, by Hungarian born Photogra
Alexander Calder Flamingo masterpiece and a Mistress Natalie slave ready to use his CB
Alexander Calder inspired mobile for my metals class. I'm neutral about it. 10, 12, and 18 gauge…
Linus Larabee has an Alexander Calder mobile in his office.
The lion and the lion tamer from Alexander Calder's "Calder’s Circus"
Thanks to our sponsors Stewart Groves, Alexander Calder Financial Services and I-power systems for their support tonight. Much appreciated
1966 Kinetic art cat by Alexander Calder . meeow...
Alexander Calder's handmade works are SO much better than his large fabrications... "Lady's Hat"
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Alexander Calder is credited with inventing what counterpart to "stabiles" [STAY-beelz]?
Essential to all of Veere Grenney's design schemes is art—in this. case, a painting by Alexander Calder.
Turtle's Webb. new work for FALL...Alexander Calder series
Georgia O'Keeffe wearing an Alexander Calder OK brooch made especially for her.
me & some wire work done by alexander calder @ Whitney Museum of American Art
Happy belated bday, Alexander Calder! one of his works on paper incl in our selling exhib at
Daley Plaza has the Picasso sculpture, not the Alexander Calder sculpture. Get it straight.
as in... taking Alexander Calder to the next level ;)
cloud softlight mobiles, inspired by Alexander Calder's works, appear to float in space.
It reminds me of Alexander Calder's circus. Lovely.
it was just extra credit. Nothing that really mattered. Lol. What was Alexander Calder known for. Lol
photographer shoots the installation of an Alexander Calder mobile at the Tampa…
ELECTRONIC B LINER - Alexander Calder's last sculpture was a stabile that he dubbed Mountains and Clouds. The...
I paint with shapes, -Alexander Calder I am right, I do not KNOW that I am,”- Albert Einstein
Workers at the Tampa Museum of Art install the Alexander Calder mobile Conger. See video -->
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Calder Necklace Found in Brooklyn Flea Market Sells for $267,750 You might remember the Alexander Calder necklace ...
FRI, SEPT 27, 2013 6–8 PM Join us for a free tour in American Sign Language of American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe, without voice interpretation. The tour begins at 7 pm, with a free pre-tour reception from 6–7 pm. American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe showcases the Whitney’s deep holdings of artwork from the first half of the twentieth century by the eighteen leading artists: Oscar Bluemner, Charles Burchfield, Paul Cadmus, Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell, Ralston Crawford, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Gaston Lachaise, Jacob Lawrence, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Elie Nadelman, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Joseph Stella. Organized as one- and two-artist presentations, this exhibition provides a survey of each artist’s work across a range of mediums. Admission to tour and reception is free. Advance registration is recommended. Please note: we regret that complimentary tickets will no longer be available for ASL students. Museum staff/interpre ...
Works destroyed in the September 11 attacks   Many works of art were destroyed in the September 11, 2001 attacks when the World Trade Center buildings collapsed.Ideogram (1967) stainless steel sculpture by James RosatiCloud Fortress (1975) a large, black granite piece by Japanese artist Masayuki Nagare, destroyed in the 9/11 rescue and recovery efforts.The World Trade Center Tapestry a 20' x 35' tapestry by Joan Miró that hung in the South Tower Lobby.Sky Gate, New York (1977–78) large wooden sculpture by Louise NevelsonA memorial fountain for the victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing by Elyn ZimmermanWorld Trade Center Stabile (1971) a 25' red steel sculpture by Alexander Calder. Approximately 30% of the sculpture was recovered.Some 300 sculptures and drawings by Auguste Rodin, part of the Cantor Fitzgerald collection.Needle Tower (1968) by Kenneth Snelson.Recollection Pond, a tapestry by Romare Bearden.Path Mural, by Germaine Keller.Commuter Landscape, a large mural by Cynthia Mailman.Fan D ...
Happy 115th Birthday to Alexander Calder! He produced many public art pieces in his lifetime- the most controversial being La Grande Vitesse
Unveiling of the Alexander Calder at last year's Art Basel Miami.
The BMW Art Car Project was introduced by the French racecar driver and auctioneer Hervé Poulain, who wanted to invite an artist to create a canvas on an automobile. It was in 1975, when Poulain commissioned American artist and friend Alexander Calder to paint the first BMW Art Car. This first examp...
History of ARS Artists Rights Society (ARS) is the preeminent copyright, licensing, and monitoring organization for visual artists in the United States. Founded in 1987, ARS represents the intellectual property rights interests of over 50,000 visual artists and estates of visual artists from around the world (painters, sculptors, photographers, architects and others). ARS' membership derives from two sources. First, ARS represents American artists who become its direct adherents and it represents foreign artists who are members of affiliated arts organizations abroad. A complete list of ARS' American members is to be found in the “Artists Represented” section of this site; it includes such names as Milton Avery, Alexander Calder, Sam Francis, Arshile Gorky, Red Grooms, Robert Indiana, Sol LeWitt, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Barnett Newman, Bruce Nauman, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jackson *** Ad Reinhardt, Susan Rothenberg, Mark Rothko, Richard Serra, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, Frank Lloyd Wright, and ...
Art Basel Bursts with Big-Ticket Offerings from Moore to Magritte 11 June 2013 - by ArtfixDaily Staff Art Basel 2013, Unlimited, Impression (Courtesy of Art Basel) Marian Goodman booth at Art Basel 2013. Courtesy of Art Basel Following a heady series of auctions in New York totaling $1.1 billion, Art Basel now has another $2.2 billion worth of 20th-century and contemporary art for sale from about 300 galleries. The Swiss fair has ushered in VIP previewers and is open through June 16. Among the highlights is Ellsworth Kelly's Dark Red Curve at Matthew Marks. Robert Mnuchin has a 1983 Willem de Kooning abstract, “Untitled,” offered at $8.5 million. Some of the other big-ticket items offered include Rene Magritte's surrealist canvas of 1960, “Un peu de l’ame des bandits” (A Little of the Spirit of Bandits), priced at $12.5 million. A red marble Henry Moore sculpture “Reclining Interior Oval,” priced around $10 million, at Marlborough, measures 7 feet wide. Works by Alexander Calder, Joan Miro, ...
In 1973 Braniff International Airways commissioned Alexander Calder to paint a DC 8 jet that was scheduled to fly between North and South America.
Alexander Calder's 'artless' Croton-on-Hudson stone manse on the block for $1.695 million.
I've seen a peter paul rubens, a jacob van ruysdeal and Alexander Calder's Ghost in the last 20 minutes. I'm in heaven
The Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid has a fabulous history. The first cultural centre in Spain and a vibrant place of dialogue between arts and sciences. It has been visited and/or lived in by Federico García Lorca, Salvador Dalí ,Luis Buñuel, Jiménez, José Ortega y Gasset, Miguel de Unamuno, Albert Einstein, Paul Valéry, Marie Curie, Igor Stravinsky, John M. Keynes, Alexander Calder, Walter Gropius, Henri Bergson and Le Corbusier to name but a few! I expect Einstein had my bed previously - it's relatively small. Ha!
Whenever I see comment that content "is a system that tells a story" I want to study up on Alexander Calder.
Ellie is the nickname for the award statuettes, of an elephant, by Alexander Calder. (Once a media dork, always a media dork.)
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Yeah but that cut flatters all shapes. It reminds me of Alexander Calder.
a witnessed that Ryan Calder hit his wedge 380 the day
The Essential Alexander Calder: Giving an account of the life and work of Alexander Calder, this volume offers...
My fingers always seem busier than my mind. ~ Alexander Calder
Loving the collection of Alexander Calder silver jewelry pieces at so beautiful
"Stillman House", designed by Marcel Breuer, included an outdoor mural painted by Alexander Calder.
WOW! Alexander CALDER Derriere le Miroir 212 c1975 centerfold Lithogrpah, black & red on
Did you know there's a Shakespeare Memorial on the Parkway? Alexander Stirling Calder's sculpture depicts a scene from Hamlet.
Preview of another shot from tonight. @ Alexander Calder's Flamingo Sculpture
Statue of William Penn and its sculptor, Alexander Milne Calder, prior to full assembly. The thirty-
Sweet Shot of the Day/Alexander Calder's Two Discs/1965 MT Love Been going for many years!
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Untitled gouache and ink on paper by Alexander Calder (1976)
Photo: Anjelica Huston wearing a pice by Alexander Calder in 1976.
The historic Dock Street Theater was originally constructed as the first Planters Hotel by Alexander Calder of Charleston in 1809. Alexander Calder moved from the furniture making business to hospitality when heh built the Planters Hotel on the corner of Queen and Church Street. Later the Calder Family's Planters Hotel was converted to what is known today as the Dock Street Theater. Two ghosts roam through the theater. First is a prostitute the locals call Nettie who died when struck by lightning from her porch. The second ghost in the Dock Street Theater is more notable as not only an actor, but the father of John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. His name is Junius Brutus Booth and died in 1852.
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This gave me a giggle today Alexander Calder performs his "Circus" - Whitney Museum: via
Alexander Calder y su circo de pequeñas maravillas
World's Ugliest Airports John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City When JFK was young—back when it was still called Idlewild—it was beautiful, a stunning assemblage of the best modern architecture of its time. The International Arrivals Building featured a graceful arched hall decorated with an Alexander Calder mobile, and Eero Saarinen’s TWA terminal was a bit of heaven. That was 50 years ago. Today JFK is resolutely hellish; arriving passengers are often greeted with endless blank corridors and stairways. “More than dysfunctional, it’s completely bananas,” says Museum of Modern Art design curator Paola Antonelli. Especially loathed are the Delta terminals, which industrial designer David Gresham calls “filthy, dilapidated, and unclear in any sense of signage or direction.” The Upside: The new JetBlue terminal is perfectly functional. And Terminal 1—built in the 1990s and used by a number of international carriers—is not so bad.
I usually walk right past Alexander Calder's Flamingo in Federal Plaza, taking it for granted. But not tonight.
Did you know? The Lunder Collection comprises more than 500 objects, 464 of them by American masters including John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, George Inness, William Merritt Chase, Winslow Homer, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Edward Hopper, Alexander Calder, Georgia O’Keeffe, and a large concentration of works by James McNeill Whistler. The collection also includes important contemporary American works by Alex Katz, Louise Nevelson, Romare Bearden, Donald Judd, John Chamberlain, George Rickey and Jenny Holzer, among others. Nearly all of these will be on view with the opening of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, and the exhibition The Lunder Collection: A Gift of Art to Colby College, on July 13, 2013.
Alexander Calder and composer Dylan Baker know: LINE is also about BALANCE. UMMA 1/19 1-4pm free.
"In 2012 alone, paintings and sketches by Dali, Ilya Bolotowsky, & Alexander Calder made their way to Goodwills"
8 x 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements (1957) is an American experimental film directed by Hans Richter, Marcel Duchamp, and Jean Cocteau released on March 15, 1957 in New York City. It features original music by Robert Abramson, John Gruen and Douglas Townsend. Described by Richter as "part Freud, part Lewis Carroll," it is a fairy tale for the subconscious based on the game of chess. While living in New York, Hans Richter directed two feature films, Dreams That Money Can Buy and 8x8: A Chess Sonata in collaboration with Max Ernst, Cocteau, Paul Bowles, Fernand Leger, Alexander Calder, Duchamp, and others, which was partially filmed on the lawn of his summer house in Southbury, Connecticut.
This is an amazing world jewel of architecture: Universidad Central de Venezuela. In this Photo el Aula Magna a Collaboration between two good friends: Carlos Raul Villanueva & Alexander Calder. This is my alma mater were I studied architecture and were I received my architect's degree... What a privilege
It snowed in Miami! Alexander Calder's "Snow Flurry" was on exhibit during Art Basel Miami Beach, courtesy of...
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MIT’s Public Art Collection, may be enjoyed by MIT students and visitors alike. Outstanding examples of work by Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, and other major artists grace the MIT campus for all to view.
MILWAUKEE -- "Red Nose" just meant a reindeer named Rudolph to Karen Mallet until she bought a print by that name for $12.34 at a Goodwill store in Milwaukee. It turned out to be a lithograph by American artist Alexander Calder worth $9,000.
Two days ago I made some comments on Alexander Calder, the best American sculptor in the twentieth century. He was well known for "mobiles", a kinetic sculpture he created, of which the delicately balanced or suspended components move in response to motor power or air currents. You may wonder where to find the "mobiles", intead of searching pictures onlie. In fact, in the campus of the U, there is one exquisite example, although it might not be designed by Calder. When you enter the lobby of the Marriott Center for Dance, raise your head and look up, you can see three figures in brass sheets are "dancing" gracefully in the air. Their swift and light movements make you feel that they are drifted, lifted and liberated to the air by stirred currents, rather than being kinetically suspended and subtly stabilized. Everytime, when I went to the MCD, they always reminded me of the great artworks by Alexander Calder.
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Now, in a culture such as ours, where the tyranny of the dull mind holds sway, we can expect our intelligentsia to write off Egyptian heart-weighing as quaint superstition, to dismiss squirrel-chatter illumination as flaky Asian guru woo woo. Fine. But what about the Euro-American Trickster tradition, what about Coyote and Raven and Loki and Hermes and the community-sanctioned blasphemies of the clown princes of Saturnalia? For that matter, what about Dada, Duchamp, and the 'pataphysics of Alfred Jarry? What about Gargantua and Finnegans Wake, John Cage and Erik Satie, Gurdjieff and Robert Anton Wilson, Frank Zappa and Antoni Guadi? What about Carlos Castaneda, Picasso, and the alchemists of Prague? Allen Ginsberg and R. D. Laing, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Lewis carroll, Alexander Calder and Italo Calvino, Henry Miller, Pippy Longstocking, Andrei Cdrescu, Ishmael Reed, Alan Rudolph,Mark Twain,and theelectric Kool-Aid acid pranksters? What about the sly tongue-in-cheek subversions of Nietzsche (yes, Nietzsch ...
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Catching the sights in out remaining time! @ Alexander Calder's Flamingo Sculpture
My art professor keeps talking about an artist named "Alexander Calder" and all I can think of is how I wasn't blessed with a thigh gap
How do you transport an Alexander Calder across Venice's Grand Canal? Enjoy these photos documenting the installation process of new works from The Schulhof Collection:
That's Alexander Calder. We used to pick on kids together in kindergarden
I have to do a report on the artist Alexander Calder, and as soon as I heard the last name, I thought of you;D
Alexander Calder . Known as... Alexander "Sandy" Calder was born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania on July 22, 1898. .
Alexander Calder was also known as Sandy
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La Grande Vitesse by Alexander Calder... Any more brain busters?
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Google pays a 'moving' tribute to artist Alexander Calder
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Someone very influential to me and oft taken for granted, yet how monumental his contribution to art.
"Two White Dots" - an Alexander Calder artwork I admired today.
Notable births on my bday July 22. Alexander Calder, Tom Robbins, Danny Glover.
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