Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor best known as the originator of the mobile, a type of kinetic sculpture the delicately balanced or suspended components of which move in response to motor power or air currents; by contrast, Calder’s stationary sculptures are called stabiles. He also produced numerous wire figures, notably for a vast miniature circus. Al... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 22-Jul-1898

Place of Birth: Lawnton, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: 11-Nov-1976

Profession: Artist, Sculptor

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Cancer






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