May 26, 2011
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Wow, those Anthony Caro sculptures on the rooftop of the Met look awful. I’ll have to see them in person when I get back to have a real opinion (for now I just have the Times review and commentary by Andrew Russeth at Sixteen Miles) but his work’s always been a little too contained for my tastes. This doesn’t look much different than what I’ve already seen.
Russeth doesn’t talk too much about the quality of the work, but does discuss Caro’s relationship with Clement Greenberg at length, which he notes, has gotten a lot of attention over the years