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Alexander Calder : performing sculpture / edited by Achim Borchardt-Hume ; with contributions by Ann Coxon, Penelope Curtis, Marko Daniel, Thomas Fichter, Sérgio B. Martins, Vassilis Oikonomopoulos, Alexander S.C. Rower, Alex J. Taylor.

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 (artist.). Borchardt-Hume, Achim, (editor.). Coxon, Ann, (author.). Curtis, Penelope, (author.). Daniel, Marko, (author.). Fichter, Thomas, (author.). Martins, Sérgio B., 1977- (author.). Oikonomopoulos, Vassilis, (author.). Rower, A. S. C., (author.). Taylor, Alex J., (author.). Tate Modern (Gallery), (host institution,, sponsoring body.).

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 730.92 CALDER (Text) 33946003086266 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0300219156
  • ISBN: 9780300219159
  • ISBN: 1849763445
  • ISBN: 9781849763448
  • Physical Description: 233 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Published on the occasion of the exhibition Alexander Calder: performing sculpture, Tate Modern, London November 11, 2015 to April 3, 2016.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-227) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword -- Performance or post-performance / Penelope Curtis -- Composing motions : staging Calder's "performing sculpture" / Ann Coxon -- Calder's carnival / Alex J. Taylor -- Between Paris and New York : fountains, fluidity, politics / Marko Daniel -- Wind chimes of modernity : Calder's 1948 trip to Brazil / Sérgio B. Martins -- Earle Brown's Calder Piece and Alexander Calder's Chef d'orchestre / Thomas Fichter -- Work in Progress or "my life in nineteen minutes" / Vassilis Oikonomopoulos -- Plates -- Select chronology / Alexander S.C. Rower -- Select bibliography -- Exhibited works -- Credits -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Provides detailed insight into that pioneering process through reproductions of personal drawings and notes and new research from a wide range of renowned scholars, furthering our understanding of the remarkable depth of Calder's beloved mobile sculptures and entrenching his status as an icon of modernism.
Subject: Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 > Exhibitions.
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 > Exhibitions.
Kinetic sculpture, American > 20th century > Exhibitions.
Kinetic sculpture, American > 20th century > Exhibitions.
Genre: Exhibition catalogs.

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