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Quotes by Alexander Calder - (7 quotes)

Alexander Calder - From the Comprehension category:

That others grasp what I have in mind seems unessential, at least as long as they have something else in theirs. (Alexander Calder)

Alexander Calder - From the Expectation category:

When an artist explains what he is doing, he usually has to do one of two things: either scrap what he has explained, or make his work fit in with the explanation. (Alexander Calder)

Alexander Calder - From the Form category:

The simplest forms in the universe are the sphere and the circle. I represent them by disks and then I vary them... spheres of different sizes, densities, colours and volumes, floating in space, traversing clouds, sprays of water, currents of air, viscosities and odours – of the greatest variety and disparity. (Alexander Calder)

Alexander Calder - From the Imagination category:

The universe is real but you can't see it. You have to imagine it. Once you imagine it, you can be realistic about reproducing it. (Alexander Calder)

Alexander Calder - From the Movement category:

It whirls, it whirls. (Alexander Calder)

Alexander Calder - From the Painting category:

I paint with shapes. (Alexander Calder)

Alexander Calder - From the Perfection category:

To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect. (Alexander Calder)