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The Calder Conundrum, or Lack Thereof

Artist Alexander Calder is the subject of a homegrown musical—written, choreographed, designed and directed by local talent. Calder was an artist who played with movement—in wire figures, sculptures, and mobiles. 807 more words

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Modernist Masters, Contemporary Icons: Highlights from the Old Jail Art Center at The Rockwell Museum, February 3 - April 23, 2017

“An intimate collection of American masterworks from the Old Jail Art Center (OJAC) in Albany, TX, Modern Masters, Contemporary Icons includes works by the most highly acclaimed American artists in history. 285 more words

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A Visit to the Magical Storm King Art Center in NY

Storm King Art Center, founded in 1960 by the Ralph E. Ogden Foundation, Inc., is located in New Windsor, NY, one hour north of New York City. 259 more words

Culture

Giraffe Sculpture

When I can snatch the time I like to design and make things.

This is a giraffe in the style of Alexander Calder.

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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