‘Early One Morning’, Sir Anthony Caro, 1962 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Early One Morning’, Sir Anthony Caro, 1962 Early One Morning is a major example of the kind of sculpture that established Caro as the leading young sculptor of the 1960s. In this work, his arrangement of planes and lines along a horizontal axis gave greater freedom in creating different rhythms and configurations. The work has no fixed visual identity and no single focus of interest. Rather, it unfolds and expands into the spectator’s space, its appearance changing with the…
Anthony Caro was an English sculptor best known for his abstract constructions made from steel, bronze, lead, and wood. View Anthony Caro’s 725 artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available sculpture, works on paper, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the artist.
‘Yellow Swing’, Sir Anthony Caro, 1965 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Yellow Swing’, Sir Anthony Caro, 1965 Caro began to work in steel following a trip to America in 1959, often using pre-formed industrial sections such as girders and joists. In the mid Sixties he used steel, cut and sprayed with colour, in balanced constructions of planes and beams directly on the floor, bolted and welded together. The appearance of any Caro sculpture changes radically as one walks around it.
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