I know almost nothing about sculpture. I am a functional illiterate when it comes to sculpture. I confess. I admit. I bemoan.
If you are interested in an exercise in creative narcissism, you can look here to see the sum total, I think, of my life experience with sculpture.
But, so, though, the point being, I am unschooled in sculpture. Undaunted, I have collected photos of modern-ish sculpture in Berkeley front yards here.
I don’t know about the sculpture of Alexander Calder. But I do know that when I have taken people over east of Grizzly Peak to the homes overlooking Tilden, they have told me that these sculptures at 10 Rosemont remind them of Calder.
What do you say, you who are in the know about sculpture? Calderesque?
More, without uninformed explanations:
All of these sculptures are in the yard of 2341 Roosevelt.
And these at 1004 Merced in North Berkeley:
I showed the photos to my friend. He had just bought a piece of sculpture at the Treasure Island flea market that he thought was a perfect fit in his new Danish Modern quarters. He showed me his new sculpture and then let me know what he thought of these photos: