Calder Sculptor of Air

François Lévy-Kuentz, FR 2009, 50’, E (without subtitles)

Alexander Calder revolutionised sculpture, liberating it from its static condition and giving it unprecedented lightness through humour – a development which is compellingly traced by the film. An especially delightful highlight is provided by original recordings of Calder presenting his famous miniature circus from the 1920s, which he lovingly maintained and expanded throughout his life.

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