Alexander Calder. Un inventeur radical - Exhibition catalogue

Alexander Calder. Un inventeur radical - Exhibition catalogue

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) as a radical inventor: an artist who discarded convention and disrupted hierarchies, overturning the traditional basis of culture while revolutionizing the way people perceive and interact with art.

Calder's "new line" was not simply an evolution of forms and styles. From ...
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Dimensions :
24,3 x 28 x 2,1 cm
Museum :
Musée national d'Art moderne - Centre Pompidou
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Alexander Calder is best known for his mobile sculptures composed of abstract shapes that move through space. Calder was born in 1898 in Philadelphia area into a family of artists (his father and grandfather were sculptors). He is most well known for his innovation in the area of movable suspended metal plates and wire assemblies that are activated in space by drafts. Visually fascinating and moving, these sculptures, as well as their monumental external stabilizers in bolted sheet metal, which only involve movement, make Calder one of the most recognizable and appreciated of all modern artists.