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Calder
Alexander Calder
(1898 - 1976)

American sculptor, painter, and printmaker.

Alexander Calder was an American sculptor, painter and printmaker, best known for his wire sculptures and his invention of the mobile.  Calder’s twisting wire creations introduced a new method of sculpting to the art world that ultimately changed the course of modern art.

Born into a family of artists in Lawton, Pennsylvania in 1898, Calder’s creativity, which was apparent even as a young child, was encouraged, although art as a profession was not...

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Calder - Fêtes

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Fêtes (Celebrations) is a collaborative work between artist Alexander Calder and poet Jacques Prévert.  The portfolio features a poem written by Prévert. Accompanying the text are seven embossed color etchings on Arches paper, done by Calder in his signature geometric and abstract style. This portfolio is signed by both Calder and Prévert and is the 106 edition out of 200 printed.

 

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