Monday, May 17, 2010

a new side and experience of a well known mobile artist…

I didn’t know that Alexander Calder also was making jewellery and that he started as a child making jewellery for his sister’s dolls…

Alexander Calder, född 22 juli 1898, död 11 november 1976, amerikansk skulptör och konstnär, även känd som Sandy Calder. Han är mest känd för sina mobiler. Förutom mobiler och stabila skulpturer har han gjort målningar, litografier, tapeter och designat mattor.

Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11 1976), also known as Sandy Calder, 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 and jewelry.

Necklace, ca. 1938
Brass wire, glass, and mirror; Loop: 35 1/2 in.; flower: 8 x 8 in.
Courtesy Calder Foundation, New York

Caged Crockery, ca. 1945
Silver wire and ceramic; Loop: 18 3/4 in.; element: 5 x 2 3/4 in.
Collection Harold and Emily Starr

3) The jewellery at the bottom; ”the Jealous Husband”


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