Exhibition of sculptor Alexander Calder’s work opens in Zagreb

ZAGREB, Sept 26 (Croatia Sun News) – The Art Pavilion in Zagreb has organised an exhibition of works by Alexander Calder, a 20th century American sculptor who is best known for his innovative mobiles – kinetic sculptures powered by motors or air currents. The exhibition will be on display from 26 September to 5 January 2020.

The exhibition, called “The Magic of a Sculptural Movement”, features 35 works made from the 1930s to the 1970s – 15 stabiles and mobiles and 20 paintings connected with those works of art.

The event was presented by the Art Pavilion’s director, Jasminka Poklecki Stosic.

“Carrying on with the successes of the series ‘Greatest Sculptors of the 20th Century’, (which) started in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb in 2014 with the Joan Miro exhibition, continued in 2015 with the exhibition of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin and then with the exhibition of Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti, the works of the great American sculptor Alexander Calder will be presented in the exhibition space of the Art Pavilion in 2019,” the Art Pavilion says on its website.

Alexander Calder, who was born in 1898 in Lawnton, Pennsylvania, and died 1976 in New York, is perceived as one of the most important 20th century artists on the global cultural scene.

(Source: Hina)

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