Alexander Calder: the man that made abstract art fly
Martin Gayford | The Spectator | 14th November 2015
The Tate’s Calder show is, according to one critic, the “happiest exhibition in Britain”. But, while his innovative mobiles are undeniably beautiful they prompt this writer to a sharp edged judgement. “None of [the mobiles] is really memorable… That is one of the paradoxes of art: still images can contain an immense amount of drama and action too.” A short (2.5min) video is here.