Here are some facts about Alexander Calder
  • He makes really special kinds of sculptures.
  • Calder makes these circuses with dolls look so real!
  • Mostly he uses wire and string!
  • He has a sculpture that is 6 stories high called The Flamingo.
  • He lived from 1898-1976, which would be 78 years.
  • He was born in Lawton, Pennsylvania.
  • Calder invented mobiles, sculptures that moved in the early 1930's.
His grandfather was born in Scotland. That makes him part Scottish.



click here to see a cool circus video by Alexander Calder