Alexander Calder (VHS)

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Amon Carter Online Projects

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Profiles American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976). From an early age, he tinkered with wire and wood, becoming known for making impromptu wire portraits of his friends.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Artist Biography
Sculpture
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual
Keywords: 
modern art
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