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Anthony Caro sculptures

Storm King Art Center, May 20-October 31, 1981.

by Anthony Caro

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Published by The Center in Mountainville, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • Caro, Anthony, 1924- -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStorm King Art Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB497.C35 A4 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3787163M
    ISBN 100960627006
    LC Control Number81051726

    His works are always taking unexpected turns: hugging walls, clamping themselves to the ceiling or, in the case of the large-scale aluminium Hopscotch, appearing suspended in perpetual freefall. When I taught I wouldn't allow students to work in separate little boxes, shielded from each other by walls: "This is my studio, this little box, and I never talk to the chap in the next little box. In retrospect, it appears that David Smith served as a bridge between what Caro could-and would-do and what Alexander Calder had already achieved. They were madem outdoors, almost all of them.

    In the 60s that seemed to me rather what you were trying to do: things that tipped off the edges of tables and seemed to fly, and float, and so on. For Caro, metal is as adaptable to modification as paint applied to canvas or pencil to paper. The sculpture is like a dance. I'd be on much safer ground if I talked about German Expressionism compared with Matisse. That's how you grow. When Caro, during andcreated 38 sculptures from ceramic, wood, and steel with theatrical lighting for dramatic effect based on Homer and the Trojan War, he found a way to tell an "abstract" story.

    They share a strong sense of weight and compression that demonstrates Caro's focus on interiority. This interpretation is a radical revision, to say the least. A collection of short texts by leading contemporary artists, including Antony Gormley, Liz Larner, Joel Shapiro, Simon Starling, Frank Stella, Rebecca Warren and Richard Wentworth demonstrate the influence of Caro's work, and a series of key essays by renowned critics and art historians, such as Clement Greenberg and Michael Fried, provide an unparalleled overview of his career and complete this intimate celebration of the artist. Clearly, he holds different attitudes. In retrospect, it appears that David Smith served as a bridge between what Caro could-and would-do and what Alexander Calder had already achieved. Caro's sculptures are usually self-supporting and sit directly on the floor.


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Anthony Caro sculptures book

With major works by Caro and Moore dotted around the landscape, these shows allow you to take in a whole vital swathe of British art in one fell swoop, and admission to the whole lot is free. Having met with some success as a figurative sculptor, his reputation as someone to watch was enhanced when he turned his back in on what he had so far achieved.

Caro's sculptures are usually self-supporting and sit directly on the floor. He visits Henry Moore, the most significant sculptor in Britain, who takes him on as a part-time assistant.

This will be the gallery's fourth solo exhibition of Caro's work. Unlike other established artists, he seems little interested in proving to a younger generation that he has already done something they are trying to do.

But when Caro got involved in actual architecture, even with visionary figures such as Norman Foster and Frank Gehry, some of this subversive playfulness was lost. Each time he starts a piece, he sets his standards high. When I first made steel sculptures I just worked away in this garage here, and I'd sit there alone for days.

In such situations he has often seized the opportunity to work with materials other than steel: paper, clay, bronze, wood. During the early '80s he modeled a number of small-sized nudes and oriented them the same way that he positioned table pieces two decades before.

As a result, now, I've more ways at my disposal for making art. When he gave a lecture about me he pointed out several things I hadn't realized about my work. Something that's suprised me in the David Smith show, in London recently, is how much attention he paid to color, to finish.

He left the workshop with several large glass bowls. Mondrian said the theory comes afterwards, the work first.

You once said that "the best art has never needed to force its claims on our attention.

The new material in Anthony Caro’s last show

Some suggest totems or monoliths; others relate to architectural forms or machines. But now it's just commonplace. I felt I wanted my work to look more like a new thing, so I painted it green or whatever.

If you want to see great sculpture, go to Yorkshire. After that I found it was no longer an issue. Then, while explaining in how his initial "figurative sculptures were to do with what it's like to be inside the body," the artist added that "all sculpture in some way has to do with the body" Phyllis Tuchman, "An Interview with Anthony Caro," Artforum, June At that time I would make no more than five sculptures a year and felt that was doing well.

He teaches part-time for two decades until It keeps alive through quality. INSIDE THE BOOK Regarded as the greatest British artist of his generation and represented in museum collections all over the world, Anthony Caro revolutionized sculpture in the s, by taking the radical step of removing the plinth and placing his work directly on the ground not only changed our relationship with the artwork, but the direction of sculpture itself.

To him, all reds were not alike. Fewer jobs at City Hall - one way Flynn can begin to arrest the deficit How have you been using these materials? There seems to be a lot of imaginary or introverted work around because artists don't care very much how anyone else is likely to respond to it.

Anthony Caro was 35 years old when he hit his stride as an artist remarkably, so was Rodin.Desmond Brett, Fine Art Senior Lecturer, will led the session as visitors explore 3D making in response to Caro’s figurative drawings, prints and sculptures – some of which have never been shown sylvaindez.comrs will work with metalwork processes as they explore space and the formal qualities of sculpture resulting in distinctive and experimental outcomes.

For Sale on 1stdibs - Table Piece Z-8, Steel by Anthony Caro. Offered by Osborne Samuel Gallery. For Sale on 1stdibs - Table Piece Z-8, Steel by Anthony Caro.

Anthony Caro - Book of Eden. Curtis Jere - "Abstraction" mid-century modern abstract wall sculpture painted copper & steel. Michael Malpass - Brand: Anthony Caro. Description: "Anthony Caro-An Exhibition of Recent Sculpture on the Occasion of the Artist's Seventieth Birthday" by Anthony Caro, Unsigned Book.

Paper size is x. Jun 01,  · OF all the British artists - and they were many - who in the 's aspired to mid-Atlantic status, the sculptor Anthony Caro was always the most gifted.

Anthony Caro York Sculptures

Jul 14,  · Anthony Caro: an exhibition in honor of the artist's 60th birthday, May 24th to June 29th,four phases: bronze sculptures, the Pines Plains series, shown at Acquavella Galleries: steel sculptures, painted lead & wood pieces, shown at André Emmerich Gallery.

Anthony Caro played a pivotal role in the development of twentieth century sculpture. After studying sculpture at the Royal Academy Schools in London, he worked as assistant to Henry Moore.

He came to public attention with a show at the Whitechapel Gallery inwhere he exhibited large abstract sculptures brightly painted and standing directly on the ground so that they engaged the.