The Nevica Project

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) was a sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture. He also produced wire figures, monumental sculptures, and most notably a miniature circus that was performed by the artist. In addition to sculptures, Calder painted throughout his career, beginning in the early 1920s.

Calder's work has shown internationally in prestigious museums and galleries like the Gallery of Jacques in Paris, Renaissance Society in Chicago, Museum of Modern Art in New York, George Walter Vincent Smith Gallery in Springfield, Massachusetts, Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Guggenhiem in New York, and more.