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Alexander Calder and assistant lay out sculpture, 1955 August

Alexander Calder and assistant lay out sculpture, 1955 August

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Title: Alexander Calder and assistant lay out sculpture

Date: 1955 August

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 23 x 19 cm

Description: Calder and an assistant draw chalk lines for the next cut in a metalwork sculpture.

Photo taken in Caracas at Escuela Técnica Industrial of the UCV (Central University of Venezuela), where Calder had been invited by his friend the architect Carlos Raul Villanueva.

Identification of location, photographer, and date from email correspondence with Mendoza's son Claudio Mendoza. This picture is one of several taken by Mendoza during Calder's stay in Caracas.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Alexander Calder and assistant lay out sculpture, 1955 August / Sarita Guardia de Mendoza, photographer. Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3124