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No 393 Alexander Calder

“To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there’s no such thing as perfect.” Alexander Calder, an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended shapes that … Continue reading

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No 279 Alexander Calder

“I paint with shapes.” Alexander Calder  

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No 216 Alexander Calder

“Just as one can compose colours, or forms, so one can compose motions.” Alexander ‘Sandy’ Calder, whose father Alexander Stirling Calder, also a sculptor, was born on 11th January 1870.  

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