Paper costumes for A Nightmare Side Show, one of thirteen group processions performed during Paper Ball: Le Cirque des Chiffonniers, First Hartford Festival, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, 15 February 1936 Standing, left to right: André Masson, Kay Sage, and Calder; sitting, left to right: André Breton, Susanna Perkins Hare, Louisa Calder, Rose Masson, Diego Masson, Charlie Prescott, Mary Calder, and Teeny Matisse, Roxbury, 1941 Alexander Calder Scrapbook, 1924–26. (Calder 1966, 59) October–December: Calder begins classes at the Art Students League of New York, studying life and pictorial composition with John Sloan and portrait painting with George Luks.
The unbound book includes seven folios and eight loose clippings, two newspapers, and one poster: black-and-white and color; 16 1/8" x 12 1/4". (Calder 1966, 59–61, 66–67; ASL, registration records) January–April: Calder enrolls again at the Art Students League, taking classes in portrait painting with George Luks, head and figure with Guy Pène du Bois, a drawing class with Boardman Robinson, and an etching class.
Cinematography by Paul Jones, Robert Molin, and Maxime Dely; music synchronized by Audio Review Symphonic Orchestra. "Secrets of Life in the Famous 'Latin Quarter,' the Follies, Triumphs and Tragedies in the Strangest Collection of Queer People in All the World, Revealed by Mlle. Written and narrated by Agnes Rindge Claflin; cinematography by Herbert Matter; filmed and recorded by Hartley Productions. He advised me to do what I really wanted to do—he himself often wished he had been an architect. (Calder 1966, 59) Summer: Calder writes the Kellogg Company and suggests they modify their cereal packaging, putting the wax paper on the inside rather than on the outside of the boxes.
I went to Vancouver and called on him, and we had quite a talk about what career I should follow.
(CF, Calder 1955–56, 39; Calder 1966, 57–58) Spring: With the help of Stirling's introduction, Calder seeks employment with an engineer in Canada.
Barr, Jr., Nancy Newhall, George Amberg, Iris Barry, Elizabeth Mock, Serge Chermayeff, Rene D'Harnoncourt, Monroe Wheeler, Elodie Courter, and Victor D'Amico. Sponsored by Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century, New York. Calder finds a job as a timekeeper for a logging camp in Independence, Washington. (Calder 1966, 55–56) Summer: Inspired by the logging camp landscape, Calder writes home and asks his mother for paints and brushes.
Produced and directed by Hans Richter, assisted by Miriam Reaburn; cinematography by Arnold Eagle; music by Louis Applebaum. Sponsored by New World Films and Motion Picture Stages. (Calder 1966, 53–55; CF, Patterson to ASCR, 26 April 2010) Mid-June: Arriving in San Francisco, Calder takes a lumber schooner to Willapa Harbor, Washington, where he catches the bus for Aberdeen and meets his sister Peggy and her husband, Kenneth Hayes.
Directed and cinematography by Herbert Matter; produced and narrated by Burgess Meredith; music by John Cage. Of the whole trip this impressed me most of all; it left me with a lasting sensation of the solar system.
Directed by Hans Richter; cinematography by Arnold Eagle; narrated by Edgar Lang; music by John Gruen, Robert Abramson, Hans Richter, Douglas Townsend; lyrics by John Latouche; sound direction by H. (Calder 1966, 51) 9 June: Serving on the It was early one morning on a calm sea, off Guatemala, when over my couch—a coil of rope—I saw the beginning of a fiery red sunrise on one side and the moon looking like a silver coin on the other.
(Calder 1966, 49–50) Spring: Calder attends night classes in drawing with Clinton Balmer at the New York Public School on Forty-second Street.
(Calder 1966, 48–49) Fall: Calder joins the staff of magazine in St. The efficiency engineers—Miller, Franklin, Basset, and Co.—hire Calder to do fieldwork for the Truscon Steel Company in Youngstown, Ohio.
Texts by René Barjavel, Gérard Bauër, Michael Butor, Jean Cassou, Jean Cocteau, Raymond Cogniat, Pierre Daninos, Pierre De Latil, Michel Del Castillo, Guy Dorans, Albert Ducrocq, Florent Fels, Georges Friedmann, Pierre Gascar, Waldemar George, Isis Kischka, André Labarthe, Henri Mondor, Jean Rostand, Adam Saulnier, Georges Simenon, Francis Viaud. (CF, certificate of graduation; Lipman 1976, 329) Calder holds jobs with an automotive engineer named Tracy in Rutherford, New Jersey, and with New York Edison Company as a draftsman. (Calder 1966, 48–50) Summer: Calder works for Nicholas Hill, a hydraulics engineer, coloring maps for a water-supply project in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
16mm, color, sound (English); two versions: 28 min. Directed by Carlos Vilardebo in collaboration with André Bac, Marcel Beau, Jacques Decerf and Anne-Marie Cotret; narrated by Alexander Calder; music provided by Louisa Calder from various recordings. Produced, directed and written by Jean-Marie Drot; narrated by Jean-Marie Drot and Ed Wegman (NET). (Calder 1966, 48) 17 June: Calder graduates from Stevens with a degree in mechanical engineering.