American (1898 - 1976)
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was an influential American sculptor and artist known for his pioneering work in kinetic art. Born in Pennsylvania, Calder studied mechanical engineering before turning his attention to art. He is best known for inventing the mobile, a type of sculpture that incorporates movement. Calder's artworks are characterized by their playfulness, bold colors, and abstract forms. He explored the relationships between shapes, balance, and movement, creating pieces that engage the viewer on a sensory level. Calder's artistic contributions extend beyond mobiles, as he also created monumental outdoor sculptures, wire figures, and intricate jewelry. His innovative approach to sculpture continues to inspire and captivate audiences worldwide. With a career spanning several decades, Calder remains a celebrated figure in the art world, and his works can be found in prestigious museums and collections around the globe.
Lithograph 15" x 10.5"
Untitled III, Lithograph 31" x 24"