Anthony CARO b. 1924
Sculptor in bronze, steel and aluminum. Born 8 March 1924 in London. Studied engineering at Christ's College, Cambridge, and afterwards sculpture at Regent Street Polytechnic 1946 and at the R.A. Schools 1947–52; worked as part-time assistant to Henry Moore 1951–3. From 1952 modelled single figure subjects in clay for bronze casting, but in 1959 began non-figurative sculpture in plaster which was later destroyed. Visited the U.S.A. on a Ford Foundation Travel Grant 1959. Since 1960 has worked on bolted and welded steel and aluminium sculptures. First one-man exhibition at the Galleria del Naviglio, Milan, 1956; his first in England at Gimpel Fils 1957. Awarded a Paris Biennale Sculpture Prize 1959. Exhibition of his non-figurative work at the Whitechapel Art Gallery 1963. Has taught at St Martin's School of Art since 1953, and at Bennington College, Vermont, 1963–4.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I