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Alexander Calder’s Abstract Modernism

Philadelphia born American sculptor, painter, and illustrator, Alexander Calder is 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 redefined sculpture by introducing the element of movement, first though performances of his mechanical Calder’s Circus and later with motorized works,…

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