Paper costumes for A Nightmare Side Show, one of thirteen group processions performed during Paper Ball: Le Cirque des Chiffonniers, First Hartford Festival, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, 15 February 1936 Standing, left to right: André Masson, Kay Sage, and Calder; sitting, left to right: André Breton, Susanna Perkins Hare, Louisa Calder, Rose Masson, Diego Masson, Charlie Prescott, Mary Calder, and Teeny Matisse, Roxbury, 1941 Alexander Calder Scrapbook, 1924–26. (Calder 1966, 59) October–December: Calder begins classes at the Art Students League of New York, studying life and pictorial composition with John Sloan and portrait painting with George Luks.
Part of the series "Festival du court-métrage." Société Nouvelle Pathé-Cinema, Paris. Calder's workshop consists of a tent with a wooden floor. (CF, Nanette to Trask, 30 March; Calder 1966, 26–27) Fall: The Calders return to Philadelphia.
(Calder 1966, 22) Spring: The Calders move to a new house on 555 Linda Vista Avenue.
(Calder 1966, 36–37; Hayes 1977, 43–44) Spring: Stirling and Nanette move to Berkeley to be near Stirling's next commission, the Oakland Auditorium.
Directed by Carlos Vilardebo; cinematography by Patrice Pouget and Daniel Gaudry; narration by Calder; music by Pierre Henry. Calder has a workshop in the cellar and attends Lowell High School.
Cinematography by Paul Jones, Robert Molin, and Maxime Dely; music synchronized by Audio Review Symphonic Orchestra. "Secrets of Life in the Famous 'Latin Quarter,' the Follies, Triumphs and Tragedies in the Strangest Collection of Queer People in All the World, Revealed by Mlle. Written and narrated by Agnes Rindge Claflin; cinematography by Herbert Matter; filmed and recorded by Hartley Productions. He advised me to do what I really wanted to do—he himself often wished he had been an architect. (Calder 1966, 59) Summer: Calder writes the Kellogg Company and suggests they modify their cereal packaging, putting the wax paper on the inside rather than on the outside of the boxes.
I went to Vancouver and called on him, and we had quite a talk about what career I should follow.
(Sweeney 1943, 57; Hayes 1977, 41) Before 11 January: For his father's birthday, Calder makes , a game consisting of five painted animals—a tiger, a lion, and three bears—and a wooden board with nails divided into six pens.
The duck is kinetic, rocking back and forth when tapped.
(Calder 1966, 39) Summer: Calder spends five weeks in the Plattsburg Civilian Military Training Camp, New York, drilling with Company H, Fifth Training Regiment.
(Calder 1966, 39; Hayes 1977, 55) September: Calder begins his studies at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, where he takes courses which include chemistry, mechanical drawing, shop practice, and surveying, among others.
Directed by Hans Richter; cinematography by Arnold Eagle; narrated by Edgar Lang; music by John Gruen, Robert Abramson, Hans Richter, Douglas Townsend; lyrics by John Latouche; sound direction by H. (Calder 1966, 51) 9 June: Serving on the It was early one morning on a calm sea, off Guatemala, when over my couch—a coil of rope—I saw the beginning of a fiery red sunrise on one side and the moon looking like a silver coin on the other.