Sculptures by Renowned British Artist Anthony Caro on View at Metropolitan Museum

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NEW YORK, NY.- Sculptures by Anthony Caro (b. 1924)—who is considered the most influential and prolific British sculptor of his generation, and a key figure in the development of modernist sculpture over the last 60 years—will be featured in The Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s 2011 installation on The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, opening April 26. The installation will include a selection of sculpture in steel, painted and unpainted, spanning the artist’s career to date and highlighting principal aspects of his long career: engagement with form in space, dialogue between sculpture and architecture, and creation of new, abstract analogies for the human figure and landscape. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first exhibition of steel sculpture by the artist, who lives and works in London. The large-scale works on view this summer will be Midday (1960, Museum of Modern Art, New York), After Summer (19