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Sculpting a precarious balance into a lasting legacy: Alexander Calder was born today

July 22, On This Day A groundbreaking American sculptor known for his innovative ‘mobiles’ (kinetic sculptures powered by motors or air currents), his static ‘stabiles’, and his monumental public sculptures, Alexander Calder was born on July 22, 1898 in Pennsylvania, USA. (Interestingly, his birthdate is a bit of a source of confusion, as his mother...