Google Celebrating 113th Birthday of Alexander Calder with Google Doodle Today

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Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor and artist most famous for inventing the mobile. In addition to mobile and stabile sculpture, Alexander Calder also created paintings, lithographs, toys, tapestry, jewelry and household objects.

Google Doodle July 22, 2011 Alexander Calder 113th birthday
Google Doodle July 22, 2011 Alexander Calder 113th birthday

On 22 July 2011, Google famous Doodle once again make me to think about the mystery behind the Mobile Sculpture. After deciphering I found out, Google used their famous colors in this Mobile Sculpture. The first three are Blue, Red, Yellow and last three are Red, Green and Blue and this is thae pattern Google follows. You can also see the shadow below the Doodle to make it more live and appealing.

Alexander “Sandy” Calder was born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1898. His father, Alexander Stirling Calder, was a well-known sculptor who created many public installations, a majority of them in Philadelphia. Calder’s grandfather, sculptor Alexander Milne Calder, was born in Scotland and immigrated to Philadelphia in 1868. He is best-known for the colossal statue of William Penn on top of Philadelphia’s City Hall tower.

Source - Wikipedia

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