Thursday, January 17, 2008

Calder at OSP

Another sculptor I really admire is Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976). I've stumbled across his work in the most unexpected places -- the wonderous 'Calder's Circus' at the New York Guggenheim, a downtown street exhibit last year, and a mercury fountain (1937) he gifted Joan Miro, housed at the Miro Foundation in Barcelona (the liquid flowing through it is actually mercury).

Here in Seattle I found 'Eagle'.

I wonder where I'll next find his work?

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