Calder - Capturing Movement - 8 & 9 April 2010
  Conference overview April 8 events April 9 events Participants Registration & info Calder on Grounds
    Conference events, 8 April 2010
   
  3-5 pm Registration & walking tours
U.Va. Art Museum

Calder at U.Va. Walking Tours with Student Docents
On view: Žilvinas Kempinas' O2, 2007
Performance by U.Va. Department of Dance: Rose Beauchamp, Lecturer in Dance
 
   
  5-5:15 pm Opening remarks
U.Va. Art Museum

Elizabeth Hutton Turner, Vice Provost for the Arts
 
  Session I
   
    5:15-5:30 pm Demonstration:
Calder's Small Sphere and Heavy Sphere, 1932/1933

U.Va. Art Museum

Alexander S. C. Rower, President, Calder Foundation
 
   
    5:30-5:45 pm Walk to Campbell Hall, Architecture School, Room 153  
   
    5:45-6:30 pm Calder:
Sculptor of Energy

Alexander S. C. Rower will discuss the life and work of Alexander Calder, focusing on the artist's early works and in particular, Small Sphere and Heavy Sphere,1932/1933, on view at the U.Va. Art Museum.

Alexander S. C. Rower, President, Calder Foundation
 
   
    6:30-7 pm Response:
U.Va. graduate students of art history and audience


Moderator: Elizabeth Hutton Turner, Vice Provost for the Arts
Michael Maizels
Emily Caplan Reed
Jennifer Stettler
 
  Movie Night
   
    8-10 pm The Films of Jean Painlevé
Ruffin Hall – Outdoors (Campbell Hall, Room 160 in the case of rain)

Matthew Affron, Associate Professor, Department of Art & Curator of Modern Art and Academic Curator
Jody Kielbasa, Director, Virginia Film Festival

Introduction by Melissa Ragain

Calder's Circus (Le Grand cirque Calder 1927), 1955, 30 min.
The Octopus (La Pieuvre), 1927, 10 min.
Caprella and Pantopoda (Caprelles et pantopodes), 1930, 9 min.
The Seahorse (L'Hippocampe), 1934, 15 min.

Alexander Calder with his Circus, 1927, photo André Kertéz

Alexander Calder with his Circus, 1927,
photo André Kertéz. © André Kertéz,
courtesy Calder Foundation, New York