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Alexander Calder

 (1898 - 1976)
Alexander (Sandy) Calder was active/lived in Connecticut, New York / France.  Alexander Calder is known for kinetic sculpture, modernist drawing.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Alexander Calder


Birth / Death:  1898 Lawnton, Pennsylvania - 1976 New York City

Methods for Alexander Calder

Collage and/or Decoupage
Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Illustration, Illustrator
Kinetic
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
Sculpture, Sculptor
Sketch, Sketching

Media for Alexander Calder

Etching, Etcher
Ink
Silver, Silversmithing
Wire

Styles for Alexander Calder

Abstract Expressionism
Cartoon Drawing
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Alexander Calder

Animals, Mammals
Aviation, Airplanes, Aeronautics, Space Exploration
Birds, Ornithology
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Gardens, Garden Scenes
Genre, Human Activity
Humor, Whimsy
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Mountain Views, Mountainscapes
Portraits

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Alexander Calder

Litchfield, Connecticut
Mexico and/or Central America

Art Association for Alexander Calder

Society of Independent Artists-

Teachers for Alexander Calder

Boardman Robinson
Guy Pene Du Bois
John Sloan

Schools for Alexander Calder

Art Students League of New York, Student

Chronology for Alexander Calder

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

Collections for Alexander Calder

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

Added Description for Alexander Calder

Printmaking Specialty

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Alexander Calder

Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim, New York City
Weyhe Gallery, New York City

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for Alexander Calder

Venice Biennale

Exhibition of Art Association for Alexander Calder

Society of Independent Artists--

Exhibition of Museum for Alexander Calder

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


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