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Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture [PDF / EPUB] Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture An insightful new look at one of the th centurys most celebrated artistic visionaries Alexander Calder is one of modernisms most captivating and influential figures First trained as a mechanical engin An insightful new look at one of the th centurys most celebrated artistic visionaries Alexander Calder is one of modernisms most captivating and influential figures First trained as a mechanical engineer Calder relocated from New York to Paris in the mid twenties where his acceptance into the citys burgeoning avant garde circles coincided with the development of his characteristic form of kinetic sculpture His early work Cirue Calder which was presented throughout Paris to great acclaim prefigures the performance and theatrical aspects that dominate Calders Alexander Calder: MOBI :ß pioneering artistic works and are situated as a primary subject of intrigue in this publication Rather than simply refashion sculptures traditional forms Calder envisioned entirely new possibilities for the medium and transformed its static nature into something dynamic and responsive Alexander Calder Performing Sculpture provides detailed insight into that pioneering process through reproductions of personal drawings and notes Also featured is new research from a wide range of renowned scholars furthering our understanding of the remarkable depth of Calders beloved mobile sculptures and entrenching his status as an icon of modernism.


10 thoughts on “Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

  1. says:

    A magnificent and informative book, giving good coverage to Calder's whimsical wire sculptures, kinetic circuses, and colorful wall hangings, all of which informed his later and famous mobiles.


  2. says:

    Wonderful presentation of Calder's works!


  3. says:

    This has to be the BEST Calder book I ever purchased! Love it! Thanks! Peace, Paul David.


  4. says:

    No issues


  5. says:

    Incredible!


  6. says:

    I just love his work and my 9 year old daughter was so impressed with his work through looking at this book that I went for a second visit to The Tate so she could see his work in person Good value for money!


  7. says:

    Very good Exactly as expected! The only slight disappointment: the printing of the name (Alexander Calder) on the cover is not very good as too faint


  8. says:

    Great catalogue of a wonderful exhibition and a thrilling artist Good price and I did not have to carry it home (quite heavy)


  9. says:

    Great quality print, excellent range, comprehensive and informed narrative!


  10. says:

    Great service10 out of 10


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