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Anthony Caro, 1924-2013

Post #1627 • October 23, 2013, 10:29 PM

The painter Darryl Hughto just announced that Sir Anthony Caro has died.

[Image: Anthony Caro, ]

Anthony Caro, Torrents, 2012, rusted steel, 96 1/8 x 126 x 70 1/8 inches, © Barford Sculptures Ltd., photo by John Hammond, courtesy Gagosian Gallery

I hope to carry on for another 10 or 12 years if I’m lucky, he recently told the Independent on the occasion of his exhibition at Gagosian. It’s what I like doing. Old age is a shock, but I still enjoy making the works.

What a blessing to work, in a spirit of enjoyment, until the end. Rest in peace.




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