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Anthony Caro
Anthony Caro and Toby Glanville

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'Anthony Caro' by Anthony Caro, Toby Glanville.

Hardback book published by Phaidon Press Ltd.

29cm x 21.4 cm.

400 Pages.

500 Illustrations.

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About the Author

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 in 1963, where he exhibited large abstract sculptures brightly painted and standing directly on the ground so that they engaged the spectator on a one-to-one basis. This was a radical departure from the way sculpture had hitherto been seen and paved the way for future developments in three-dimensional art.

Caro often works in steel, but also in a diverse range of other materials, including bronze, silver, lead, stoneware, wood and paper. Major exhibitions include retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1975), the Trajan Markets, Rome (1992), the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (1995), Tate Britain, London (2005), and three museums in Pas-de-Calais, France (2008), to accompany the opening of his Chapel of Light at Bourbourg. He has been awarded many prizes, including the Praemium Imperiale for Sculpture in Tokyo in 1992 and the Lifetime Achievement Award for Sculpture in 1997. He holds many honorary degrees from universities in the UK, USA and Europe. He was knighted in 1987 and received the Order of Merit in May 2000.

Toby Glanville’s photography is featured in numerous publications, including Family (Phaidon, 2005), Actual Life (2003), Then Things Went Quiet (2003) and The Lebanese Kitchen (Phaidon, 2012). Collections in which his work is held include the Victoria & Albert Museum, the British Council, British Land, the Bruce Bernard Collection and the National Portrait Gallery, London.

About Phaidon Press

Phaidon Press is a publishing company founded in 1923, Vienna by Dr Bela Horvitz and Ludwig Goldscheider. The illustrious publishing house, now operating globally, has published an extensive range of art-books over the past 95 years, collaborating with the most recognised authors and artists to provide beautiful, educational and affordable titles for all to enjoy.

Image Information

Image one: 2D Bookshot.

Image two: 056-7 Sculpture Two.

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