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Alexander Calder

A friend forwarded me these photos (no photos were to be taken. Ahem.) of works from the Alexander Calder exhibit at LACMA this past weekend. I actually attended the exhibition and was inspired by his creations. 69 more words

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"My fan mail is enormous. Everyone is..."

“My fan mail is enormous. Everyone is under six.” – Alexander Calder, 1898-1976, American, sculptor (photo LIFE magazine)

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Alexander Calder was known as the… 47 more words


Happy Birthday Hopper and Calder

Two wonderful and very different artists share a birthday today – Edward Hopper and Alexander Calder.

Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. 107 more words

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No time to queue for Rembrandt and Vermeer? Find the EUR15 entrance fee for the Rijksmuseum a bit steep? Hate crowds?

There is an alternative for cheapskate, agoraphobic art lovers. 232 more words


New York┃Whitney Museum

뉴욕 휘트니 미술관 (Whitney Museum of American Art)

 조각가 거트루드 반더빌트 휘트니가 자신의 컬렉션을 기초로하여 문을 열고 난 후 1930년 미술관으로 새롭게 오픈한 곳 25 more words

New York

Calder’s Circus by Alexander Calder

Artist: Alexander Calder (1898 – 1976)

Nationality: American

Completion Date: 1931

Style: Expressionism

Genre: Installation


Location: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Calder enrolled at the Art Students League in New York and also took a job illustrating for the National Police Gazette. 127 more words


make it good

I planned to write about an art project I designed for an adult collage class I teach at the Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY, working with pasted papers painted in bright, primary colors. 631 more words