Alexander Calder and Dynamism

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Alexander Calder

Kinetic art is versatile and ever changing. Whether powered by motors or made up of shifting series of images, kinetic art is a celebration of movement. Alexander Calder, father of the mobile, used delicate wire to suspend abstract metal shapes. Calder’s mobiles float gently in the air, transforming in subtle ways. Born in Pennsylvania in 1898 to a family of … Read More