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Alexander Calder's hands, 1955 August

Mendoza, Sarita Guardia de, 1923-1994, photographer


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Title: Alexander Calder's hands

Date: 1955 August

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 17 x 13 cm.

Description: Shows Alexander Calder's hands gripping a metalworking tool. 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: Mendoza, Sarita Guardia de, 1923-1994, photographer

Forms part of: Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Sarita Guardia de Mendoza. Alexander Calder's hands, 1955 August. Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3115