Calder studio

“I paint shapes”, used to say Calder, who devoted his first attentions to painting. And yet, later that decade, he transitioned to explorations in sculpture, creating his first wire piece in 1926. This interest then developed into a full-fledged performance piece, entitled Cirque Calder, a multi-act and multi-media production that even included small-scale mechanical sculpture. This performance, which Calder would continue in different venues over the next several years, celebrated Calder’s specific fascination with

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