Art Project 3 Alexander Calder Mobile Sculpture Learning Outcomes

Student Learning outcome: Student will research the art of Alexander Calder, and create a mobile using elements found in Calder’s art.

Students will learn the vocabulary of contemporary sculpture and be able to distinguish between abstract and realistic sculpture, mobile and stable, Biomorphic; and geometric. Then they will build a Calder-style mobile offline with art supplies. Lastly, they will complete a worksheet to connect the Fibonacci sequence to a mobile by Alexander Calder.

Two examples of Calder Mobile_

National Gallery of Art_