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Anthony Caro (1924-2013), Sculptor

Sir Anthony Alfred Caro

Sitter in 10 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
After studying Engineering at Cambridge University (1942-5), Caro trained in sculpture at the Royal Academy Schools (1947-52) and as an assistant to Henry Moore (1951-3). As a teacher at St Martin's School of Art (1952-79) he made a significant contribution to sculpture, encouraging a new enquiring approach. Following his solo show at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1963, Caro's work, often using steel, became publically recognised. He was knighted in 1987. 'A gantry, machinery, industrial chains, oxy-acetylene cylinders, and men busy welding: it must be the studio of the artist who has remained a more innovative sculptor than any other for half a century.'

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P797(9)

Anthony Caro

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 10 October 1968
NPG P797(9)

x35729

Anthony Caro

by George Newson
bromide print, 28 September 1989
NPG x35729

x39325

Anthony Caro

by Anne-Katrin Purkiss
bromide fibre print, July 1991
NPG x39325

x131766

Anthony Caro

by Eamonn McCabe
bromide print, 2004
NPG x131766

x133088

Anthony Caro

by Dennis Toff
C-type colour print, 12 August 2008
NPG x133088

x134136

Royal Academicians In General Assembly

by Dennis Toff
C-type colour print, 28 May 2009
NPG x134136

x4113

Anthony Caro

by Nigel Graeme Henderson
bromide print, 1955-1956
NPG x4113

x5672

Anthony Caro

by Nicolo Vogel
vintage print on card mount, circa 1968
NPG x5672

x76420

Anthony Caro

by Philip Sayer
colour print from original transparency, 1989
NPG x76420

x77008

Anthony Caro

by Nicholas Sinclair
gelatin silver print, 1992
NPG x77008