L'œuvre Emma Dance - Centre Pompidou

L'œuvre

Emma Dance

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Reproduction d'une œuvre

Crédit photographique : © Georges Meguerditchian - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Courtesy of Barford Sculptures Ltd

À propos de l'œuvre

Anthony Caro (1924 - 2013)

Emma Dance

(Emma)

1977 - 1978

Acier rouillé soudé et peint en rouge

240 x 249 x 282 cm

Réalisée en 1977 et terminée en 1978 lors d'un atelier à Emma Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Achat, 2010

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2010-133

Description for the presentation 2011 in the National Museum of Modern Art

A swirling rhythm energizes Anthony Caro’s Emma Dance (B 1176). The sculpture is one of the “Emma” series begun while he was artist in residence at the Emma Lake summer workshop in Canada in 1977. Abandoning the imposing manner of his earlier works, Anthony Caro here ventures on a new style, with light, linear forms deployed in space, open structures engaged in a dialectic of inside and outside. There are indeed recollections of Picasso’s late-1920s sculptural drawings and his planned monument to Apollinaire, but Caro’s stylistic choices are also related to the isolation of the place, which...

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