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YouTubeFav: Alexander Calder performs his “Circus” – Whitney Museum

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A great youtube video by WhitneyFocus: Alexander Calder performs his “Circus” – Whitney Museum

From Oct. 16, 2008 Feb. 15, 2009, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York presents “Alexander Calder: The Paris Years, 1926-1933” http://www.whitney.org/calder, a new look at the artists early years when his radical innovations included open-air wire sculptures, his beloved and important miniature “Circus”, and the creation of a new artform, the mobile. This video excerpts scenes of Calder performing the “Circus” from a 1955 film by Jean Painleve.

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