Mother and father were all for my efforts to build things myself—they approved of the homemade . (Calder 1966, 21) 1 January: Calder attends Pasadena's Tournament of Roses, where he experiences the four-horse chariot races. At that time, on Euclid Avenue in Pasadena, I got my first tools and was given the cellar with its window as a workshop. My workshop became some sort of a center of attention; everybody came in.
(Hayes 1977, 42) The Calders move to Spuyten Duyvil, New York. (Calder 1966, 34–35) 14 August: Stirling is appointed as the acting chief of the department of sculpture of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. (Calder 1966, 36) June: The Calders move to San Francisco. Texts by James Johnson Sweeney, Michel Butor, Jean Davidson, Giovanni Carandente, Pol Bury, Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia, and Francis Miroglio; reprinted texts by Jean-Paul Sartre and Fernand Léger. The challenge is to move the animals from their pens without having two animals in the same pen at once. Stirling rents a studio in New York City on 51 West Tenth Street. 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. (Calder 1966, 28–29) December: For Christmas, Calder presents his parents with a dog and a duck that he trimmed from a brass sheet and bent into formation.
Corder; produced and written by David Idema; cinematography by Werner Schneider; narrated by Tom Saizan; edited by Bill Prins. Calder has a cellar for his workshop and attends Croton Public School.
(Calder 1966, 28; CF, Calder 1955–56, 7) Winter: The Calders move to Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
Directed by Jean-Michel Meurice and Jean Pierre Marchand; produced by Eliane Victor. Calder attends Germantown Academy for two or three months while his parents search for a house close to New York City.
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.
(Calder 1966, 49–50) Spring: Calder attends night classes in drawing with Clinton Balmer at the New York Public School on Forty-second Street.
(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.