museum piece

Piece: Calder’s Circus. 1926–31. Wire, wood, metal, cloth, yarn, paper, cardboard, leather, string, rubber tubing, corks, buttons, rhinestones, pipe cleaners and bottle caps.
Alexander Calder, (United States, 1898-1976).

Where: Whitney Museum of American Art.

Elephant and Trainer (Detail of Calder’s Circus).

Fanni, the Belly Dancer (Detail of Calder’s Circus).

Little Clown, the Trumpeteer (detail of Calder’s Circus).

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