Alexander Calder facts for kids
|Alexander Calder, by Carl Van Vechten, 1947|
July 22, 1898|
Lawnton, Pennsylvania, US
|Died||November 11, 1976
New York City
|Training||Stevens Institute of Technology, Art Students League of New York|
|Awards||Presidential Medal of Freedom|
Alexander Calder (July, 22,1898 - November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor. He lived in Philadelphia, in the United States. He invented the mobile. Mobiles are a kind of sculpture where the pieces are moved by motors or the wind. Mobiles are a kind of kinetic sculpture. He also made sculptures that did not move that were called "stabiles."
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