The Resource Calder and abstraction : from avant-garde to iconic, edited by Stephanie Barron and Lisa Gabrielle Mark ; with essays by Stephanie Barron, Ilene Susan Fort, Aleca Le Blanc, Jed Perl, Harriet F. Senie ; exhibition organized by Stephanie Barron

Calder and abstraction : from avant-garde to iconic, edited by Stephanie Barron and Lisa Gabrielle Mark ; with essays by Stephanie Barron, Ilene Susan Fort, Aleca Le Blanc, Jed Perl, Harriet F. Senie ; exhibition organized by Stephanie Barron

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Calder and abstraction : from avant-garde to iconic
Title
Calder and abstraction
Title remainder
from avant-garde to iconic
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephanie Barron and Lisa Gabrielle Mark ; with essays by Stephanie Barron, Ilene Susan Fort, Aleca Le Blanc, Jed Perl, Harriet F. Senie ; exhibition organized by Stephanie Barron
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Language
eng
Summary
"Alexander Calder's most beloved creations--from his mobiles to his public sculpture--are examined from every angle in this stunning book. Widely considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century, Alexander Calder revolutionized modern sculpture--most significantly with his kinetic works, for which Marcel Duchamp coined the term "mobiles." Later in his career, Calder created enormous versions of these floating abstractions. Their arching forms, dynamic surfaces, and sheer mass reflected his fascination with engineering and technology. This book focuses on Calder's earlier, interior-scaled works, which paved the way for the public works that continue to fascinate viewers around the world. Filled with images of Calder's elegant, colorful, floating shapes, this volume offers a number of critical texts that enrich our understanding of this innovative artist. Together with an illustrated exhibition chronology and bibliography, this in-depth and highly engaging volume offers something for every fan of Calder's work"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
730.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NB237.C28
LC item number
A4 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Calder and abstraction : from avant-garde to iconic, edited by Stephanie Barron and Lisa Gabrielle Mark ; with essays by Stephanie Barron, Ilene Susan Fort, Aleca Le Blanc, Jed Perl, Harriet F. Senie ; exhibition organized by Stephanie Barron
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Calder and abstraction : from avant-garde to iconic, edited by Stephanie Barron and Lisa Gabrielle Mark ; with essays by Stephanie Barron, Ilene Susan Fort, Aleca Le Blanc, Jed Perl, Harriet F. Senie ; exhibition organized by Stephanie Barron
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Note
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California (November 24, 2013-July 6, 2014). This exhibition was organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, in cooperation with the Calder Foundation, New York"--Colophon
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
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Content type code
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
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Contents
Time, space, and moving forms: Alexander Calder beyond the beautiful / Stephanie Barron -- Sensibility and science / Jed Perl -- Works in the exhibition -- Calder's Hello girls: history of a commission / Ilene Susan Fort -- Traveling through time and space: Calder in Brazil / Aleca Le Blanc -- Calder's public art as civic sculpture: the realization of a modernist ideal / Harriet F. Senie
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32 cm
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Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9783791353098
Lccn
2013024299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)841897475

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