DIA At Home | Art-Making: Stabiles

Updated Mar 27, 2020

American artist Alexander Calder first trained as an engineer before studying art. He’s known for his playful, airy works made of simple shapes cut from sheet metal. Some of them include moving parts and he called those “mobiles.”

Stationary constructions he named “stabiles.” Let’s make a free-standing geometric sculpture inspired by Alexander Calder’s Young Woman and Her Suitors, a giant stabile on the DIA lawn.

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