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Sunsets Plays in New York, Calder Shows in NY, and I Love Banana Magazine

Alexander Calder shows at the Whitney Museum and the exhibition demonstrates the eye for design and an original creative spirit. Mobiles and Stabiles may be too close together in this space, but we did get to see an art handler move the pieces. We carefully got close to the third piece that was nudged hence I shot the above photo unobstructed by people. I asked if Calder made notes to tell folks how and where to move the pieces and he said Calder did leave some notes but the Calder Foundation gave him some tips. That's Eugenia Yuan on the left.  I like how the security guards fit this piece nicely. I'll guess someone thought of that before but it...

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Calder Google Doodle

The Calder Google Doodle. Yes, the “mid century modern” sculptor would be 113 today. People who don’t know him already, should. He’s the greatest designer of mobiles and stabiles. All the cool ones you see are ripping him off. We like the shading below. You can play with this, make it turn, and more. Naturally it works best on Chrome. Duh. (PCWorld – Calder)

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