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Artist: Alexander Calder (1898 - 1976)
Nationality: American
Movement: Kinetic Art
Media: Sculpture, Painting
Influences:


Artworks in Museum Collections: (60)
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Alexander Calder Homage to Calder ([New York: Tudor, 1972]) book with color lithograph 1972
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Alexander Calder Lollipops Color lithograph 1976
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Alexander Calder Papillon Color lithograph 1975
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Alexander Calder untitled plate at p. 29 in the book Homage to Calder ([New York: Tudor, 1972]) color lithograph 1972
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Alexander Calder Flying Colors Color lithograph 1976
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Alexander Calder Composition, p. 61, from the book Prints from the Mourlot Press Color lithograph on Arches paper 1964
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Abstract, Alexander Calder (United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1898 - 1976) , 1970, Gouache
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Composition No. 1, Alexander Calder (United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1898 - 1976) , 1950, Gouache
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Artist: Alexander Calder Title: Spirals Date: 1968 Medium: color lithograph Dimensions: H.25-1/2 x W.19-7/8 in.
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Hello Girls, Alexander Calder (United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1898 - 1976) , 1964, Painted metal, mobile
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Spiral Imaginatif, Alexander Calder (United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1898 - 1976) , late 1960s, Color lithograph
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 1, 1965, Alexander Calder (United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1898 - 1976) , 1965, Poster
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Alexander Calder - Abstraction 1966 gouache and ink on p Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Up Over the Horizon 1931 ink on paper Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Totem n.d. painted metal Chrysler Museum of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Spiral 1970 gouache and ink on p Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Waves 1973 lithograph The Hyde Collection American
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Alexander Calder - Untitled n.d. Serigraph Vero Beach Museum of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Composition n.d. Lithograph Polk Museum of Art American
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Alexander Calder - The X and Its Tails 1967 steel plate with bla The Detroit Institute of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Untitled 1976 aluminum and steel National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Fish 1944 painted metal rod, w Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Untitled 1972 gouache Arkansas Arts Center American
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Alexander Calder - Portrait 1964 Steel Plates The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
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Alexander Calder - Portrait of a Man 1929-30 brass wire The Museum of Modern Art American
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Alexander Calder - Les Fleches 1976 sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - La Vache 1970 sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Horse 1970 sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Two Discs 1965 painted steel plate Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - 29 Discs 1958 painted sheet metal Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Mobile 1942 painted metal wire, Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Gibraltar 1936 lignum vitae, walnut The Museum of Modern Art American
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Alexander Calder - Two Systems c. 1946 aluminum sheet, iron Cleveland Museum of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Little Spider c. 1940 painted sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Red Cascade 1954 painted sheet steel Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Obus 1972 painted sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Bouboules 1971 lithograph Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at The University of Oklahoma American
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Alexander Calder - Button Flower 1959 Sheet Steel UCLA Hammer Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Stabile-Mobile 1942 painted sheet metal Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Form Against Yellow 1936 painted sheet metal, Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Flying Colors '76 1976 lithograph Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College French
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Alexander Calder - Tower with Pinwheel 1951 painted sheet metal, National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Black, White, and Ten Red 1957 painted sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Black Widow 1959 painted sheet steel The Museum of Modern Art American
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Alexander Calder - Yellow Tights 1945 gouache on paper Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Spiral Composition 1946 gouache on paper Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Six Dots over a Mountain 1956 painted steel and me Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - 7 Circles Abstract 1966 gouache on paper Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Finny Fish 1948 painted steel rod, p National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Rearing Stallion c. 1928 wire and painted woo National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Red Cow with Black Head 1971 sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Crinkly Taureau 1970 sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Crinkly Worm 1971 sheet metal National Gallery of Art American
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Alexander Calder - Constellation with Red Object 1943 painted wood and ste The Museum of Modern Art American
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Alexander Calder - Critter With Mobile Top 1974 painted steel Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Grid With Symbols 1966 gouache and ink on p Hirshhorn Museum American
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Alexander Calder - Four Fish In Water 1947 gouache and ink on p Hirshhorn Museum American
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©Yousuf Karsh ; Yousuf Karsh, Canadian (born in Armenia) 1908 Alexander Calder USA, 1965 Photograph,
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Lemuel Francis Abbott - Captain Robert Calder c. 1787-1790 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art British
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Alexander Calder - Stainless Stealer 1966 stainless steel and Hirshhorn Museum American

Artnews Articles and Exhibition Information: (24)
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Philadelphia Museum of Art: Pew Charitable Trusts Teams with Art Museum to Initiate Outdoor Display of Calder Sculptures
Sculptures of varying scale, some of them monumental, could be placed on the two-acre site of the forthcoming Calder Museum at Benjamin ...

Thomas Dane: Calder: The Forties
"The next step in sculpture is motion." Alexander Calder, New York World-Telegram, June 11, 1932. "my first work in the abstract was based on the concept of stellar relationships. Since then there have been variations from this theme, but I ...

Fundação Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva: Derriere le Miroir: 35 Original Engravings from the Magazine 1946 to 1982
The magazine, itself designed as an art object sumptuously presented in a large (38 x 28 cm) format, is illustrated with original lithographs as well as a number of reproductions. Poets and writers like Aragon, Beckett, Char, Eluard, Prévert, Quen...

ASU Art Museum: The Eye of the Collector: Works from the Lipman Collection of American Art
The exhibition will include works by Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, David Smith, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Lucas Samaras, Robert Morris and will...

Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Photographs of Artists
Don't miss this opportunity to come face to face with artists represented in the Gallery's collection such as Henri...

Hayward Gallery: Force Fields: Phases of the Kinetic
Over 100 paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations and films made by artists from the 1920s to the early 1980s have been brought together by the exhibition’s curator Guy Brett. Among the seminal works in the show are Calder’s early mobiles, D...

Tacoma Art Museum: A Transatlantic Avant-Garde: American Artists in Paris, 1918 – 1939
Paris was the world’s art center before World War II, attracting international artists who gleaned ideas and styles from the city’s heady scene. Key artists of many disciplines such as James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsk...

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art: After the Beginning and Before the End: 222 Drawings from Picasso to Yoko Ono
The exhibition After the Beginning and Before the End - 222 Drawings from Picasso to Yoko Ono is about these beginnings. In 222 examples of the artist’s first steps toward the finished product, this exhibition s...

The Art Room: EAST AFRICA'S MODERN ART MOVEMENT
Newly opened, THE ART ROOM establishes a center for East African fine painting in the Bay Area. Important original works by leading Ugandan artists James Kitamirike and David Kibuuka, among others, are exhibited. (December 1, 1999, throu...

National Gallery of Art: FROM REMBRANDT TO RUBENS AND MONET TO MATISSE, EXHIBITION PRESENTS ACQUISITIONS OF THE LAST DECADE AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY
The exhibition is made possible by Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon Communications. The Foundation is also funding the development of a ...

Malmo Konsthall: Moderna Museet c/o Malmo Kunsthall
The exhibition focuses on the more eccentric and sharp parts of the 20th-century collection, including such works as Paulina Wallenberg-Olsson's bullet-proof dress, Marcel Duchamp's notorious urinal and Edward Kienholz's The State Hospital. -It'...

National Academy: Surrealism USA: Between 1930 and 1950
One of the most revolutionary artistic and intellectual movements of the twentieth century, Surrealism still exerts a strong appeal today, more than fifty years after its heyday. The profound influence that this world of fantasy and dream had on a...

Il Ramo d'Oro: Single Authors: Arnaldo Monges, Xavier Kraussen, Carlos Triana
ARNALDO MONGES A caustic expressionism that shows an extreme dimension of the grotesque that wants provocatively denounce the human stupidity and, though the satire and the ridiculous, condemn its stereotypes and common places. XAVIER K...

gallery twenty-four: Christopher Gulick: Kinetic Sculpture
Christopher will be “artist in residence” for the duration of the exhibit. Gulick comments about is work: "Kinetic Mobile sculpture is like a companion. They occupy space similar to a friend. They converse with us at a deep,inner level. They a...

Phillips Collection: Surrealism and Modernism from the Collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Notably, the Atheneum was the first museum in the world to purchase a painting by Salvador Dalí (1931) and the first American museum to acquire works by surrealist Joan Miró (1934), the Paris-born painter known as Balthus (1938), and American surr...

Brooklyn Museum of Art: Vital Forms: American Art and Design in the Atomic Age, 1940-1960
These items appear, along with 250 other works in Vital Forms: American Art and Design in the Atomic Age, 1940-1960. A decade in the planning, this exhibition is the first ever to present examples of all the visual arts that made use of org...

Silvermine Guild Arts Center: Spectra '04 National Photography Triennial
SUSAN SCAFATI PHOTOGRAPHY has received the Barbara Lans Memorial Award for "Descent" from The Italy Series. The exhibition was juried by Barbara Hitchcock who says of the exhibit, “Imagination found its voice in the work of a number of photograph...

California Palace of the Legion of Honor: Animals Real and Imagined: Artists Books from the Permanent Collection
The illustrated books selected for display in Animals Real and Imagined span a period of exactly 400 years. The earliest work in the exhibition is a 1592 edition of engravings depicting flora, fauna, and insects by the Flemish artist Jacob Hoefnagel ...

Saint Louis Art Museum: Tadao Ando - Architect
Ando's chosen building material is reinforced concrete. In plan, his buildings consist of geometric forms whose smooth concrete surfaces define pristine sculpted spaces. Ando is particularly masterful at incorporating light, water, and lands...

Queens Museum of Art: Art at Work: Forty Years of the Chase Manhattan Collection
This landmark exhibition will present a wondrous display of 120 contemporary masterpieces, including: a powerful thirty-eight foot mural by Sam Francis; a soaring mobile by Alexander Calder; and a landmark video installation by Nam Jun...

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Directions - Ernesto Neto
Neto's sculptures and installations are indeed singular in contemporary art, says curator Viso. His works, which he describes as a 'kind of body/space/landscape,' not only arrest us visually but also make us keenly aware of the spaces inside, aro...

Whitney Museum of American Art: Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2000
Curator Sylvia Wolf's selection focuses on artists who live and work in this country. Portraits, landscapes, street photographs, and genre subjects will be featured, including works by Vito Acconci, Diane Arbus, Matthew Barney, Dawoud Bey, Nancy B...

Physics Room: MY EYES KEEP ME IN TROUBLE: Touring Group Exhibition Organized by CCNOA Brussels
Included in the exhibition are Justin Andrews (AUS), John Beech (UK/USA), Kjell Bjorgeengen (N), Helen Calder (NZ), Julian Dashper (NZ), Matthew Deleget (USA), Alexandra Dementieva (RUS/B) & Aernoudt Jacobs (B), Ward Denys (B), Billy Gruner (AUS),...

San Diego Museum of Art: Vital Forms: American Art and Design in the Atomic Age, 1940-1960
With more than 265 items, the exhibition comprises every category of object imaginable including paintings, sculpture, architectural photography, fashion, textiles, ceramics, jewelry, furniture, glass, toys, and graphic design. Among the highlight...

Further Artwork and Information:

CALDER FOUNDATION
Alexander Calder Online
National Gallery of Art - Alexander Calder: Virtual Tour Welcome
Alexander Calder
INFOGATE WWW-SERVICES
Amazon.com: Books: Alexander Calder (Cambridge Monographs on American Artists S.)
National Gallery of Art-Calder Exhibition
Guggenheim Collection - Artist - Calder - Biography
Alexander Calder - wire art, animals, caricatures, mobiles, paper sculptures, totems, animobiles
Alexander Calder: Introduction

 

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