Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
Admission: GBP 16.30 
THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER OPEN - it ended on 03/04/2016
Recommended
 
Opening Times
Monday: 1000 - 1800
Tuesday: 1000 - 1800
Wednesday: 1000 - 1800
Thursday: 1000 - 1830
Friday: 1000 - 2200
Saturday: 1000 - 2200
Sunday: 1000 - 1800
Closed 24, 25 and 26 December.
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This exhibition is dedicated to American artist Alexander Calder worldly known to be the originator of the mobile.

He invented the mobile in 1931 when he was in Paris, country where he settled in the 1920s. The name mobile was given by Duchamp to describe those moving sculptures.

This exhibition traces the story of those masterpieces that brought sculpture into the fourth dimension.

Often people connect Calder's work with an artist creating toys for a bedroom children but his art is much much more. The exhibition shows the sophistication behind the simplicity.

Visitors will have a chance to see a sculpture that was vandalised in 1929 and is shown for the first time since then.

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