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    sfmoma is in the house! Check out this installation video featuring teams from both museums installing Alexander Calder’s Big Crinkly in the de Young’s Osher Sculpture Garden.

    Animals and popular entertainers were among Calder’s favorite motifs throughout his career, and in Big Crinkly, the artist evokes both the abstract form of a large performing beast—neck stretched upright and body balanced on three circular feet—and a strongman holding up a barbell.

    Our beloved Calder sculpture, Big Crinkly, has been installed at the de Young! 

    Posted on Thursday, October 10th 2013

    Reblogged from de Young Museum