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The Late Show | Anthony Caro

A look at one of Britain's leading sculptors.

CHANNEL | BBC 2

FIRST BROADCAST | 21 October 1991

DURATION | 15 minutes 56 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1991

Synopsis

'The Late Show' appraises the ground-breaking work of Anthony Caro to coincide with a series of his exhibitions. Various artists and art critics share their views, discussing the impact of Caro's career on the world of sculpture and the effect of his break with former mentor Henry Moore on his later work. Now, years on, the sculptor may also be the catalyst for further changes in the art world.

Did you know?

Anthony Caro studied engineering at Cambridge to appease his family, who disapproved of a career in art. However, after serving in the Fleet Air Arm during World War II, he enrolled at art school and subsequently worked as an assistant to the sculptor Henry Moore in the 1950s. Caro was knighted in 1987 and received the Order of Merit in 2000.

Contributors

Matthew Collings
Presenter
Contributor
Contributor
Barry Flanagan
Contributor
Tim Marlow
Contributor
Bruce McLean
Contributor
Nicholas Serota
Contributor
Contributor
Bill Woodrow
Contributor
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