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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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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Alexander Calder
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1898 (Lawnton, Pennsylvania)
- 1976 (New York City)
Connecticut/New York / France kinetic sculpture, modernist drawing
Methods
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Kinetic
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts
* Sculpture, Sculptor
* Sketch, Sketching

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Aluminum
* Assemblage
* Brass
* Bronze
* Charcoal
* Colored Pencil
* Conte Crayon
* Copper, Coppersmithing
* Crayon
* Etching, Etcher
* Fiberglass
* Gold
* Gouache
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Iron
* Marble
* Metal, Metalwork, Metal Plates, Metal Point
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Plastics
* Silver, Silversmithing
* Steel, Stainless Steel
* Tempera
* Watercolor/Watercolour
* Wire
* Wood

  
Styles
* Abstract Expressionism
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Cartoon Drawing
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

  
Subjects
* Allegory, Metaphor
* Animals, Mammals
* Aviation, Airplanes, Aeronautics, Space Exploration
* Birds, Ornithology
* Botanics
* Circus Figure, Animals, Genre, Clowns
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Gardens, Garden Scenes
* Genre, Human Activity
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces
* Humor, Whimsy
* Landscape
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats
* Mountain Views
* Nude Figure
* Portraits
* Self-Portrait

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Litchfield, Connecticut
* Mexico and/or Central America

  
Art Association
* Society of Independent Artists-

  
Teacher
* Boardman Robinson
* Guy Pene Du Bois
* John Sloan

  
Schools
* Art Students League of New York, Student

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Bakkom Photo Collection, St. Paul, Minnesota (2)
* First National Bank of Chicago Collection
* Richard Weisman Collection

  
Added Description
* Printmaking Specialty

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim, New York City
* Weyhe Gallery, New York City

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* Venice Biennale

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* Society of Independent Artists--

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
AskART - sample artwork by artist
POISSON VOLANT (FLYING FISH)
© 2001 Estate of Alexander Calder / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  
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