Artflix: Alexander Calder - Sculptor of Air
Unique modern artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) revolutionized the art of sculpture with his distinctive modernism, freeing sculpture from its stand and adding movement to the art itself. Contemporary and friend with Duchamp, Miró, and Mondrian, who have greatly influenced his evolution, this genius tinkerer, too often limited to his Mobiles, was fueled by artistic renewal, creating such unexpected shapes as his huge stabile sculptures now exhibited worldwide.
In light of the artist's life, this film retraces this unique quest and explores the masterpieces that have marked the history of 20th century art.Cost: Free (Parking is free for members, as available; $5 parking for nonmembers after 5pm.)
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