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Alexander Calder marking a piece of metal

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Photographer:
Mendoza, Sarita Guardia de, 1923-1994
Subject:
Calder, Alexander
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1955 August
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 19 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Calder marks a piece of metal sculpture with chalk.
Photo taken in Caracas at Escuela T├ęcnica Industrial of the UCV (Central University of Venezuela), where Calder had been invited by his friend the architect Carlos Raul Villanueva.
This photograph was previously attributed to Hermann Landshoff, but identification of location, photographer, and date are derived from email correspondence with Mendoza's son Claudio Mendoza. This picture is one of several taken by Mendoza during Calder's stay in Caracas.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Artists at or with their work
Metal sculpture
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3125
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Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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