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 Alexander (Sandy) Calder  (1898 - 1976)

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Lived/Active: Connecticut/New York / France      Known for: kinetic sculpture, modernist drawing

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BIOGRAPHY for Alexander Calder
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Birth
1898 (Lawnton, Pennsylvania)
 
Death
1976 (New York City)

Lived/Active
Connecticut/New York / France


© 2001 Estate of Alexander Calder / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


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kinetic sculpture, modernist drawing

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One of America's best known sculptors, "Sandy" Calder became most famous for his kinetic abstract mobiles.  He also did floor pieces, was a painter in watercolor, oil and gouache, did etchings and serigraphs, and made jewelry and tapestries as well designed theater stage settings and architectural interiors.

His art reflects his reputation of being a beloved, decent human being who continually searched for fun and humor in that around him. He was highly independent from luxur (showing 500 of 30726 characters).



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