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Nationality/school
American
Born
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) 1898-07-22
Deceased
New York City 1976-11-11
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Stirling Calder and Nanette Lederer; grandson of Alexander Milne Calder; father of Sandra Calder Davidson
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1920 - 1976
c. 1920-1976
Education
New Jersey: opleiding
1915-19 Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken)
The Art Students League of New York
1923-1926, with amongst others George Luks, Guy Du Bois, Boardman Robinson and John Sloan
Académie de la Grande Chaumière (Parijs)
1926-
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
animal painting (genre), figure, genre, geometric abstraction, portrait, abstraction, cityscape
Medium/technique
wood, metal
Product
mobile
famous for his mobiles and moving sculptures
Entered on: 1991-11-27; Modification on: 2017-03-31

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