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Alexander Calder

 (1870 - 1945)
Alexander Stirling Calder was active/lived in Pennsylvania, California, New York.  Alexander Calder is known for monumental sculpture.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Alexander Calder


Birth / Death:  1870 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 1945 New York City

Methods for Alexander Calder

Easel Painting
Large Scale, Monumental
Medallic Art, Medallions, Medals, Coin Design
Sculpture, Sculptor

Media for Alexander Calder

Subjects for Alexander Calder

Coastal, Shoreline Views
Commemorative, Memorial, Monument
George Washington
Statue Sculpture

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Alexander Calder

California Before 1940

Art Association for Alexander Calder

Century Club Association, New York City
National Academy of Design, Elected Member
National Arts Club, New York
National Sculpture Society
Society of American Artists
Society of Medalists

Teachers for Alexander Calder

Alexandre Falguiere
Henri Michel Chapu
Thomas Anshutz
Thomas Eakins

Schools for Alexander Calder

Academie Julian, Student
Art Students League of New York, Teacher
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, Student
National Academy of Design School, Teacher
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Student
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Teacher

Chronology for Alexander Calder

Early 20th Century Before 1950

Added Description for Alexander Calder

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

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

Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915

Exhibition of Art Association for Alexander Calder

National Academy of Design-
National Arts Club
National Sculpture Society-
Society of Medalists-

Exhibition of Museum for Alexander Calder

Art Institute of Chicago
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art

Exhibition of Art Gallery and/or Salon for Alexander Calder

Paris Salons


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