July 22 Birthday: Alexander Calder. SANDY’S CIRCUS
A childhood fascination with found objects, tinkering and the circus would lead Alexander “Sandy” Calder to create a miniature, movable circus as an adult. This portable circus, which he packed up in five suitcases, was the precursor of Calder’s later invention—the mobile.
A Google Images search for Alexander Calder will yield pages and pages of his amazing work.