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Anthony CARO

Great Britain 1924 – 2013


Floor paper sculpture no. 55 1982
Collection Title: the 'Paper relief sculptures' series 1982
Title Notes: 001-001
Materials & Technique: prints, sculptures paperwork, paper pulp sculpture paper sculpture with hand painted additions in grey and cream ink Support: white, thick, handmade TGL paper; Tycore backing
Impression: unique
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Bedford Village, New York
Date Published: 1982

Edition Notes: The artist collaborated with Kenneth Tyler to create these sculptures using papers handmade at TGL along with paper products which were incorporated into the work.Some paper sheets were molded around forms to create shaped elements which were used in the sculptures. The artist hand coloured the works with a variety of materials including acrylic paint, oil pastel, graphite and varnish. Paper making by Tom Strainese and Robert Meyer, construction and assembly by the artist assisted by Kenneth Tyler, Kevin Falco, Michael Mueller.
Primary Insc: not signed. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: verso: sticker '© Anthony Caro 1982/Fabricated by Tyler Graphics Ltd'
Dimensions: overall 74.0 h x 63.0 w x 30.0 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Blume, Dieter, vol v, p.151
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.477