Friday, August 18, 2017

"Eagle" by Alexander Calder

"Eagle" by Alexander Calder in the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle WA. photography by Steven Pavlov.
       Alexander Calder was born on July 22, 1898  and died on November 11, 1976. He was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended shapes that move in response to touch or air currents. Calder’s monumental stationary sculptures are called stabiles. He also produced wire figures, which are like drawings made in space, and notably a miniature circus work that was performed by the artist. Read more...

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