Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture at TATE Modern

Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

Tate Modern: Exhibition /// 11 November 20153 April 2016 | London

American sculptor Alexander Calder was a radical figure who pioneered kinetic sculpture, bringing movement to static objects.

alexander-calder-performing-sculpture-bannerCalder travelled to Paris in the 1920s, having originally trained as an engineer, and by 1931 he had invented the mobile, a term coined by Duchamp to describe Calder’s sculptures which moved of their own accord.

His dynamic works brought to life the avant-garde’s fascination with movement, and brought sculpture into the fourth dimension.

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