Wednesday, April 21, 2010

On My Mind

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I have fallen hopelessly in love with the jewelry of Alexander Calder. He made about 1,800 pieces (all by himself, no help) for galleries, friends and family and if you had a piece you were definitely in the artistic 'in crowd'--think Peggy Guggenheim. I came across the amazing book on his jewelry, or tome, at my favorite place on earth: The Mechanics Institute Library. I can go there and think and it is two blocks from my studio and is a treasure.


  1. Saw his jewelry exhibit in Philadelphia and San Diego. Really changed my life and my ideas about jewelry and wearable sculpture.