Google Doodle’s logo celebrates Alexander Calder

“I paint with shapes,” Calder said.

He would have been 113 today. The Post’s Michael Cavna writes of Calder:

Art is meant to move us, of course, but what does it do to our senses, exactly, when the art itself moves? Calder plumbed that sensory experience with his hanging shapes and struts. Has any artist ever quite so successfully sought transporting poetry in motion?

Jumping off the logo, and into the archives, here’s Calder at play with another type of shapes — those of the circus. Watch: