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Remembering Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder’s Fish Mobile is at the Hirshorn Museum in D.C.

Alexander Calder’s Circus, a complex multi-media work of performance art, can be seen at the… 61 more words

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Lee Ufan honoured at Château La Coste

Lee Ufan is the subject of an exhibition at the spectacular Château La Coste, located in the South of France, a few minutes away from Aix-en-Provence and nested near the iconic Sainte Victoire mountain. 609 more words

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No 393 Alexander Calder

“To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there’s no such thing as perfect.” Alexander Calder, an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended shapes that move in response to touch or air currents, was born on July 22, 1898.

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As we speak

Got to love when a conversation had at a summer BBQ resurfaces in a morning art bulletin: After listening to a friend talk about her recent… 182 more words

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Parc Jean-Drapeau public art

One of my earliest travel memories is an afternoon I spent with my dad in Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal in 1981. I was seven years old, and on what was to be my first trip to see my Montreal Expos, a major league baseball strike killed those games (why I still love this sport is beyond me – strikes took away my first games as a child and then my team for good as an adult), leaving us with some extra time to explore the city. 635 more words

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