Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
Nature's Dance

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Record 308/1203
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Accession# 1938.001
Artist Calder, Alexander Stirling
Collection Art Objects
Date 1938
Description "Nature's Dance" by Alexander Stirling Calder

Figure/female/dance/nature/birds

"On a ringed sphere a woman is poised on one foot, the other knee bent and the body turned in the movements of the dance. A choir of birds rises from beneath her feet to her lowered hand. The other arm is raised to her bent head. The rythmic movement of arms and legs is woven into an intricate pattern. The statue was completed in 1938 from an earlier sketch." ("Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture", Beatrice Gilman Proske, 1968).
Home Location Magnolia Garden
Makers mark none
Material Indiana limestone
Medium Indiana limestone
Object ID S.1938.001
Object Name Sculpture
Recfrom Contract with Alexander Calder
Signed Name A S C
Sub-category Art
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