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November 29th Colour Art

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is today’s inspiration.

Calder is perhaps best known for his mobile designs, but he also made many paintings using gouache – similar to poster paints.  131 more words

Colour Art

Alexander Calder, Tate Modern, November 2015

It seems that blogging is beginning to run in the family, as a trip to the Tate Modern to see their new Alexander Calder exhibition was not about me taking inspiration but my eldest daughter writing her own blog for the… 1,124 more words

Museum Reviews

Calder's Light Touch

The Calder exhibition at the Tate has produced another review, this one by Louisa Buck writing for the Telegraph.

She brings out the aspect of Calder that most engages me. 45 more words


Moved by Alexander Calder

Back in the summer of 2014 I admired an installation at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nice, by Belgian Artist Arnie Quinze, a… 571 more words

Contemporary Art

Alexander Calder at Tate Modern

My new film for The Art Channel is now online. Grace Adam and I visit the exciting exhibition ‘Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture’ at Tate Modern to learn how he developed the ‘Mobile’ and moving abstract sculpture.

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