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How Alexander Calder's "Mobile" injects motion into sculpture

Jun 19, 2013 2 MINUTES
"I think the mobiles help to slow us down."

Curator Marla Prather on Alexander Calder's "Mobile."

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Throughout 2013, The Met invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world.

Photography by Peter Zeray

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© 2013 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Music by Austin Fisher
© 2013 The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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