CARO, Anthony

‘Leaf Pool’ by Anthony Caro

£2,000.00

Description

Anthony Caro Card Sculpture.

This card sculpture can be wall mounted. It is handmade by David Pelham, who collaborated with Caro, to produce this piece. Not unlike a pop-up book, it folds open to appear as a sculpture. Made in an edition of edition of 500 copies which were signed and numbered.In mint condition.

Size opened : 30 x 60cm  ( 11.81 x 23.62 x 3.5 inches)

 

Item details

Provenance:  Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

Anthony Caro’s Leaf Pool (1996/2000) is the result of a collaboration between the sculptor and the award-winning designer and paper-engineer David Pelham. Caro was inspired by Pelham’s pop-up creations, seeing in them the potential for a different kind of art work available to a new and wider audience. Using the card in a way natural to it, Caro worked with Pelham to create ‘Leaf Pool’ which, as it is opened, grows into a sculpture before one’s eyes.

It was exhibited  at  ‘Foss fine art 2009’ and ‘Sixty Years of British Art’, 2 March – 2 April 2011, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, New York

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