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Sky Hooks by Alexander Calder - Washington, D.C.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
N 38° 53.332 W 077° 01.424
18S E 324479 N 4306390
Quick Description: Sky Hooks is one of several great Calder pieces to be found in Washington, D.C. It's located in the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden and was a gift to the museum from Mrs. Jerome L. Greene in 2001.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2008 1:40:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM4A7W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 46

Long Description:
Sky Hooks is one of several great Calder pieces to be found in Washington, D.C. It's located in the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden and was a gift to the museum from Mrs. Jerome L. Greene in 2001.

Calder was an American sculptor and artist best known for his creation of the mobile. In addition to mobile and stabile sculpture, Alexander Calder also created paintings, lithographs, toys and tapestry and designed carpets.
Title: Sky Hooks

Artist: Alexander Calder

Media (materials) used: Painted steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Date of creation or placement: Created 1962, gifted to museum 2001

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