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Kinetic Art
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Kinetic is taken from the Greek word for "moving". Light and movement are two ideas on that art is based. When subjects move and light is used to make different patterns, shadows and reflections, kinetic art is created. Calder and Chadwick created simple kinetic art when they made mobiles that used various materials such as glass, metal and plastic. Other artists, such as Bryan Wynter, Pol Bury and Julio Le Parc, created more complicated forms of kinetic art with such works as painted cards being reflected in a mirror (Wynter) and moving squares of colored metal that hung on nylon threads, thereby creating random light patterns (Le Parc). The artist Gabo whose work "Standing Wave" was done in 1920 and is now in London at the Tate Gallery, was one of the artists who helped to develop kinetic art's relationship to Constructivism.
 
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