Alexander Calder
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"Alexander Calder" was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile (sculpture)/mobile, a type of kinetic sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended components which move in response to motor power or air currents. Calder’s stationary sculptures are called stabiles. He also produced numerous wire figures, notably for a miniature circus.

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To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.

The underlying sense of form in my work has been the system of the Universe, or part thereof. For that is a rather large model to work from.

My whole theory about art is the disparity that exists between form, masses and movement.

My fan mail is enormous. Everyone is under six.