Nearly 10 times a day during the famous 30-day Oak Tree Meet at the Santa Anita Race Track, the world’s most skilled jockeys and the boldest thoroughbreds line up at the gate to compete for big bucks or go home broke, risking life and limb in their quest for glory.
Barr, Jr., Nancy Newhall, George Amberg, Iris Barry, Elizabeth Mock, Serge Chermayeff, Rene D'Harnoncourt, Monroe Wheeler, Elodie Courter, and Victor D'Amico. Sponsored by Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century, New York. Calder finds a job as a timekeeper for a logging camp in Independence, Washington. (Calder 1966, 55–56) Summer: Inspired by the logging camp landscape, Calder writes home and asks his mother for paints and brushes.
(Hayes 1977, 76) Before October: Calder returns to New York and stays with his parents at 119 East Tenth Street.
Alice Prin, the Best Known Artist's Model in Europe." 23 Gravures de Arp, Calder, Chirico, Erni, Ernst, Fernandez, Giacometti, Ghika, Gonzalez, Hélion, Kandinsky, Léger, Lipchitz, Magnelli, Miró, Nicholson, Ozenfant, Picasso, Seligmann, Taeuber-Arp, Torres-Garcia, Vulliamy, Zadkine (1944). The company adopts his suggestion and sends him a note of thanks along with a case of Corn Flakes.
Produced and directed by Hans Richter, assisted by Miriam Reaburn; cinematography by Arnold Eagle; music by Louis Applebaum. Sponsored by New World Films and Motion Picture Stages. (Calder 1966, 53–55; CF, Patterson to ASCR, 26 April 2010) Mid-June: Arriving in San Francisco, Calder takes a lumber schooner to Willapa Harbor, Washington, where he catches the bus for Aberdeen and meets his sister Peggy and her husband, Kenneth Hayes.
Directed and cinematography by Herbert Matter; produced and narrated by Burgess Meredith; music by John Cage. Of the whole trip this impressed me most of all; it left me with a lasting sensation of the solar system.