Friday, 22 July 2011

Alexander Calder's 113th Birthday

Today, google doodle come with a theme Alexander Calder's 113th Birthday. Courtesy of Calder Foundation/ARS, NY.
Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American  sculptor  and artist  most famous for inventing the mobile. In addition to mobile and stabile sculpture, Alexander Calder also created paintings, lithographs, toys, tapestry, jewelry and household objects.

Gallery of Alexander Calder, can read here.


Birth name     Alexander Calder
Born              July 22, 1898(1898-07-22)
                      Lawnton, Pennsylvania
Died              November 11, 1976(1976-11-11) (aged 78)
                     New York, NY
Nationality     United States
Field              Sculpture
Training         Stevens Institute of Technology, Art Students League of New York

More detail visit here.