Alexander Calder


Alexander Calder was born in Philadelphia in 1898 and died in New York in 1976.

Alexander Calder best known for his innovation of the mobile suspended sheet metal and wire assemblies that are activated in space by air currents.

Visually fascinating and emotionally engaging, those sculptures—along with his monumental outdoor bolted sheet metal stabiles, which only imply movement—make Calder one of the most-recognizable and beloved modern artists.

He also made a smaller number of sculptures in the more-traditional materials of wood and bronze and did paintings, mostly in gouache, as well as drawings, including illustrations for books, and prints, and was an inventive designer of jewellery.


亚历山大·考尔德于1898年出生于费城,1976年在纽约去世。 亚历山大·考尔德(Alexander Calder)以其通过气流在空间激活的移动悬挂金属板和线材组件的创新而闻名。 这些雕塑与其巨大的户外螺栓金属板稳定性(仅仅意味着运动)使Calder成为最知名和最受欢迎的现代艺术家之一,在视觉上引人入胜,充满情感。 他还用更传统的木材和青铜材料制作了少量的雕塑,并绘制了大部分用水粉画的绘画,以及绘画,包括书籍和版画的插图,并且是一位富有创造力的珠宝设计师。



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