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Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder
Alexander Calder is a noted American artist; he is responsible for the creation of the mobile.
Alexander Calder is a noted American artist; he is responsible for the creation of the mobile. « Show less

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  • Scene & Heard: Salons by the Shore benefits MOCA

    Scene & Heard: Salons by the Shore benefits MOCA
    The Salons by the Shore, a series benefitting the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, came to a close on consecutive Sundays with Urs Fischer's "Dialogue" and Richard Prince's "Art Talk." The former was at the home of Peter Morton, the latter at...
  • Monster Mash: Israeli orchestra to play at Bayreuth; dispute over Calder mobile in Chicago

     
    Breaking a taboo: The Israel Chamber Orchestra is set to play at Germany's Bayreuth Festival of Wagnerian music. (Agence France-Presse) Tug of war: The current owners of the Willis Tower in Chicago are in a legal battle with the former......
  • Centre Pompidou-Metz exhibit explores what defines a masterpiece

    Centre Pompidou-Metz exhibit explores what defines a masterpiece
    I came late to contemporary art. If a work wasn't by Rembrandt or Van Gogh, I wasn't interested. But I had friends who were, and gradually the questions asked by the artists of the last few decades hooked me. What is art? Who defines it? Should it be...
  • Aaron Kramer's salvaged whimsy

    Aaron Kramer's salvaged whimsy
    When Aaron Kramer was a boy, he would ride his bike through the streets of his Chicago neighborhood on the evening before trash pickup, trawling for interesting discards. "Thursday night was my gold mine night as a kid," he recalls. Settled in Santa...
  • Art review: 'Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection' @ SFMOMA

     
    With great fanfare, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art last year announced it had entered into a long-term working relationship with Doris and the late Donald Fisher, founders of the Gap clothing store chain, to house their collection of......
  • Los Angeles Modern Auctions sale set for Sunday

     
    Los Angeles Modern Auctions will hold its spring sale on Sunday with 447 lots up for bidding. A pair of bronze monkey sculptures by Francois-Xavier Lalanne are expected to fetch between $100,000 and $125,000. "Rhinoceros Bleu" by the same artist is 22...
  • The $106.5-million Picasso and the Bel-Air house where it hung

     
    The art world is buzzing over the sale Tuesday night of Picasso’s “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust,” sold at Christie’s in New York for $106.5 million, making it the world’s most expensive artwork ever purchased at auction. The 1...
  • 'The Addams Family' had a rough move-in

    'The Addams Family' had a rough move-in
    The Arts Club in Chicago is a tony member's eatery favored by architects and artists, featuring a steel staircase designed by Mies van der Rohe and a permanent collection of works by Alexander Calder, Henry Moore and Pablo Picasso. It was no...
  • Herve van der Straeten's bold jewelry comes to L.A. at just the right time

     
    Herve van der Straeten. If you don't know his name, you should. Now that a new kind of minimalism is coming into fashion, as seen on the fall runways at Celine, Chloe and Stella McCartney, the jury is out on......
  • The Deal: Bebop Design's moving sale features midcentury furniture, lamps and posters

     
    Come April, Bebop Designs will move from its current address on the all-but-vanished vintage furniture strip of Rowena Avenue to the more bustling Sunset Junction area....
  • Barcelona’s artistic side

    Barcelona’s artistic side
    Canvases of various sizes crowded the walls and floor of Agustí Puig's studio. Arms folded across his chest, he stood in the middle of them. Behind him, his artwork exploded with color and bold lines. He seemed nervous in the unaccustomed role of model as...