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Alexander Calder : Calder's universe

Author: Paul FalkenbergHans NamuthJohn RussellTom ArmstrongLouisa CalderAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, N.J. : [Distributed by] Kultur, [1998?]
Series: Collectors series (The Museum of Modern Art)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The universe of Calder's rotating spheres, spinning mobiles, animated wire sculpture and his toys, prints, jewelry, tapestries, and theater designs are set in motion on the screen. We see Calder as he transforms an old spoon into part of a delicate mobile. He is captured at work and at play and revealed to be an artist for whom the two activities are inseparable.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alexander Calder; Alexander Calder
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Falkenberg; Hans Namuth; John Russell; Tom Armstrong; Louisa Calder; Museum at Large Ltd.; Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 1561278629 9781561278626
OCLC Number: 40760719
Credits: Directors/producers, Paul Falkenberg, Hans Namuth ; writer, John Russell ; narration written by John Russell ; spoken by Tom Armstrong ; Alexander Calder's words are spoken by Louisa Calder.
Cast: Narration written by John Russell spoken by Tom Armstrong and Louisa Calder.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Collectors series (The Museum of Modern Art)
Other Titles: Calder's universe
Responsibility: a film by Paul Falkenberg and Hans Namuth ; produced by Museum At Large, Ltd.

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The universe of Calder's rotating spheres, spinning mobiles, animated wire sculpture and his toys, prints, jewelry, tapestries, and theater designs are set in motion on the screen. We see Calder as he transforms an old spoon into part of a delicate mobile. He is captured at work and at play and revealed to be an artist for whom the two activities are inseparable.

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