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    • ALEXANDER CALDER And his sculptures
    • His Beginning
      • He made mobiles-kinetic sculptures (sculptures that move)
      • Created a mini circus
      • The circus went on exhibit and became official “mobiles”.
    • Creating His Sculptures
      • After the circus he made bigger mobiles and stabiles.
      • Materials: sheets of metal, wires, globes, plaster, bronze and wood.
      • Always changing design.
      • Geometric knowledge helped make his pieces unique. People like his work a lot
      • Used bright colors and odd shapes to make his work stand out
    • Calders Types of Work Hanging Mobile Standing Mobile Stabile Monumental Sculpture Wall Mobile Wire Sculpture
    • More types of Calder’s Work Bronze Tower C A R V E D Motorized Drawings Oil painting Circus Jewelry
    • Shapes and Parts
      • Quadrilateral
      • Triangles
      • Points
      • Angles
      • Pyramid
      • Line segments
      • intersections
    • Mobiles
      • The circle
      • Steel and wire
      • He made standing and hanging mobiles
      • Wires connected at unfixed angles.
    • Stabiles
      • They don’t move.
      • Polygons on triangles
      • Two polygons and three triangles
      • Not a lot of symmetry or congruence
      • Sharp angles
    • More
      • Object in five planes
      • Intersecting planes
      • Obtuse and acute angles
      • Skew lines
      • No parallel lines
    • Complex design
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