Mobile by Alexander Calder

Pierce, Robert. Mobile by Alexander Calder. Chicago, Il: Home Vision Arts, 1997.

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Abstract (English)

"A tribute to the man who invented this art form, Mobile by Alexander Calder traces the planning, problems, fabrication, and installation of the last major work of one of America's greatest sculptors. Here in the central courtyard of the National Gallery's East Building, viewers marvel at the grace, sophistication, fantasy, and whimsy of Calder's mobile. It is made up of 12 arms and 13 panels, weighs 900 pounds, and is a harmony of perfect balance, bright colors, and never-ending movement. Marcel Duchamp coined the word "mobiles," but it took the genius of his friend Alexander Calder to put them in motion." -- Videocassete case.

Types: Audio, visual, multimedia
All Contributors: Pierce, Robert (Author); Lewman, Lary (Animator); Scott, David W. (Collaborator)
Dossier: 420 - CALDER, ALEXANDER
Location: Réserve des documents retirés des dossiers
Collation: 1 videocassette (25 min) + 1 case (19 x 11 x 3 cm)
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Chicago, Il: Home Vision Arts
Artists: Calder, Alexander
Copyright Statement: Alexander Calder; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Public Media Incorporated
Deposited by: Collections
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2014 17:41
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2014 18:00
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