Alexander Calder: From the Stony River to the Sky – (Paperback) Reviews



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Alexander Calder: From Featuring over 90 works by Alexander Calder (1898-1976) including paintings mobiles stabiles jewelry domestic objects and furniture plus six monumental outdoor sculptures this catalog vividly illustrates a walkthrough of an ambitious exhibition in the British countryside in Somerset. Drawing a parallel with Calders longtime home and studio in Roxbury Connecticut it includes many previously unseen works. An essay by Jessica Holmes focuses on the artists handcrafted domestic objects offering insight into Calders life and inventive practice. Susan Braeuer Dam focuses on Calders move to Roxbury in 1933 and the shifts in his work drawing upon themes of nature process and monumentality specifically as related to the 1934 sculptures surveyed here. Alexander Calder: From the Stony River to