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Alexander Calder

(images from the Tate Modern)

I went to the Alexander Calder exhibition at the Tate Modern the other day. The appeal was mainly in the whimsical nature of the work; the shifting dimensions (which don’t come across properly in the photographs; they really need to be seen in person) and the balancing installations. 37 more words


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Calder’s Eagle

A quiet, early morning at the Olympic Sculpture Park.

The sunlight on Calder’s Eagle, the ferries crossing the Sound, the moon setting behind the Olympics.


Alexander Calder's Red Lily Pad returns to the Guggenheim

Alexander Calder’s 1956 monumental mobile Red Lily Pads will head back to the NY Guggenheim Museum ahead its installation for the exhibition celebrating the Guggenheim foundation’s 80th anniversary, … 48 more words