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Author Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976, artist.

Title 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.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2015.

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Description 233 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
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Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition Alexander Calder: performing sculpture, Tate Modern, London November 11, 2015 to April 3, 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-227) and index.
Contents 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 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.
Kinetic sculpture, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author 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.
Added Title Works. Selections
Performing sculpture
ISBN 0300219156 (hardback)
9780300219159 (hardback)
1849763445 (paperback)
9781849763448 (paperback)
Standard No. 99969191139

 
    
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