Exhibition: Alexander Calder at the Museum of Fine Arts of Montreal.
Alexander CALDER, ( 1898-1976), American sculptor, painter and inventor of motorized and wind blown Mobiles, is being showcased from September 21, 2018 - February 24, 2019 at le Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, 1380 Sherbrooke St. West. Tel: 1-800-899-6873.
Calder was a mechanical engineer and a third generation sculptor who achieved international fame with several of his artistic innovations . In the 1930's, he was a member of the Paris avant-garde which included writers and abstract artists such as Piet Mondrian whose influence is detected in the paintings of Calder.
#2.. Santos (1956) Oil on Plywood
#3. "Little Spider" (1940) Standing Mobile
#4 . "Fish & Bird" (1944) Suspended Mobiles