Java

By Anthony Caro
Category: Sculpture

About

Caro employs a broad vocabulary of forms including the figures, massive welded and painted places, and architecture/sculpture combinations. He works directly with his materials, without preliminary sketches or maquettes. Java, a structure of rusted steel plates and slabs projecting from an off-center juncture, is enriched by inset masses of congealed slag. Used in this way, the mill waste makes baroque contrast with the planar surfaces.

Courtesy of Laumeier Sculpture Park.

Dimensions: 8′ x 8′ x 8′
Year Completed: 1976
Material: Cor-ten steel
Donor: Gift of Margorie Wyman


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