Alexander Calder http://wunc.org en Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art http://wunc.org/post/alexander-calder-and-contemporary-art <p>Take a moment and consider how utterly amazing the mobile is. They hang over babies’ cribs, in classrooms, children’s museums, toy stores and candy shops. The whimsical moving sculptures that transform with the power of wind were invented by Alexander Calder in the 1930s. Wed, 09 May 2012 15:03:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Susan Davis 4800 at http://wunc.org Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art Calder Exhibit Opens at Nasher http://wunc.org/post/calder-exhibit-opens-nasher <p><a href="http://www.nasher.duke.edu/calder/" target="_blank">Duke's Nasher Art Museum</a> in Durham is combining traditional sculptures with more contemporary pieces at a new exhibit today.<br><br><strong>Jeff Tiberii:</strong> More than a dozen mobiles from late American sculptor, Alexander Calder will be on display. His works will be complemented by contemporary sculptures from seven other artists. The Nasher's Wendy Hower Livingston says the gallery feels different.<br> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 07:25:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3257 at http://wunc.org