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With a style reminiscent of the character driven images of Reg Mombassa and the dreamlike figures of Mirka Mora, Kurt Hermann visually references everything from Shakespeare to rattlesnakes.
Considered to be a defining point in Calder’s art, the mobile sculpture is one of many innovations chronicled in Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor.
“The gallery spaces are flooded with energy; it is an amazingly uplifting and joyful feeling,” Terence Maloon exclaims. “I know that that sounds like a strange thing to say, but I can swear it.”
In this first series of Five on Five we’re asking five painters to speak about a painting that has influenced, inspired or resonated with them. In this episode Kate Beynon reflects on The Creation of the Birds (1958) by Spanish artist Remedios Varo.
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