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Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder
Alexander Calder is a noted American artist; he is responsible for the creation of the mobile.
Alexander Calder is a noted American artist; he is responsible for the creation of the mobile. « Show less

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  • Annapolis couple's collection reveals art of marriage

    Annapolis couple's collection reveals art of marriage
    Tom Stoner made his fortune owning AM radio stations, where the weekly Top 40 was eagerly anticipated by devoted listeners. Would their favorite artists move up this week? Would that new release make it? "I remember how easy it was to decide who came...
  • A Curious Coincidence

    A Curious Coincidence
    I don’t have an art history background, so I hadn’t heard the name Alexander Calder before. Then, in the course of one week, the famous artist/sculptor’s name came up in connection with two completely different stories I was writing....
  • Eagle soars in White Hall

    Eagle soars in White Hall
    Bald eagle sightings are becoming more common in North County these days. And, the Webster family of White Hall can glance outside any day to spot a fine-feathered beauty. The eagle they see is 10 feet high and wears a Boy Scout's Eagle badge on its...
  • Penn-Mar to hold art show in Baltimore

    Penn-Mar to hold art show in Baltimore
    Art therapy classes at Penn-Mar Human Services in Maryland Line are usually pretty quiet as adults with developmental disabilities paint and draw at a big table in the main activity room. But art instructor and art therapist Katie Gutridge recently had...
  • Gold medal in hand, Friends School senior heads to top art college

    Gold medal in hand, Friends School senior heads to top art college
    Emilio Martinez's first exposure to art came early in life, when his parents took him to the Visionary Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art. "I think I was, like, an infant," said the Roland Park native. But his first exposure may have been even...
  • New Hopkins hospital takes an artful approach to health care

    New Hopkins hospital takes an artful approach to health care
    When Johns Hopkins Hospital officially opens its new, $1.1 billion building Tuesday, sick children will find a cobalt cow with legs the color of grass and a butter-colored head floating above their heads, poised to jump over a fanciful "moon." The new...
  • Pedro E. Guerrero dies at 95; fine arts photographer

    Pedro E. Guerrero, a photographer whose early work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright sparked a long, distinguished career in the worlds of fine art and glossy magazines, died Thursday. He was 95. Guerrero died at his home in Florence, Ariz., said his...
  • Where arts, NASCAR can co-exist

    Where arts, NASCAR can co-exist
    Editor's note: Last week we profiled Tampa, Fla., in preparation for the Republican National Convention. This week it's Charlotte, N.C., where the Democrats will convene. — "So, where's the best barbecue in town?" It seems like the question to...
  • Anthony J. Lumsden dies at 83; Southern California architect

    Anthony J. Lumsden dies at 83; Southern California architect
    Anthony J. Lumsden, a prolific Southern California architect who helped develop new ways of wrapping buildings in smooth glass skins, accelerating a shift that reshaped skylines around the world, died Sept. 22 in Los Angeles. He was 83. The cause was...
  • 10 must-see places that are less than a decade old

    10 must-see places that are less than a decade old
    They're a disparate lot — museums, hotels, an observation deck, a sculpture park and a sundial-shaped bridge — but these recent structures, none more than 10 years old, are redefining the West. Before we bow to them, though, let's admit that...
  • Seattle, beyond the usual tourist haunts

    Seattle, beyond the usual tourist haunts
    SEATTLE — Pike Place Market. The Space Needle. Pioneer Square. Check, check and check. If you've hit these obvious Seattle destinations, you're not a newbie. But maybe you're not an insider either. So, this 21-stop Seattle checklist is for you. It...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Seattle

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Seattle
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Set between two major mountain ranges, the Olympics and the Cascades, with the Puget Sound's fjord-like waters to the west and massive Lake Washington to the east, Seattle has one of the most dramatic settings of any city in the...