Köln: Verlag Galerie Wentzel, 1981-2005. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. Original gray stiff wrappers with white lettering on cover and spine. Five of fourteen published volumes.
Known for his assemblages of 'found' industrial objects, Caro abandoned his early figurative work when he encountered modernism through the American sculptor David Smith in the early 1960s. At the time he was an assistant to English sculptor Henry Moore. Five volumes of the monumental publishing endeavor profusely illustrated with b/w photographs of Caro's work. Vol. I Table and Related Sculptures, 1966-1978 - Vol. II Table and Related Sculptures 1979-1980, Miscellaneous Sculptures 1974-1980, Bronze Sculptures 1976-1980 Vol. III Steel Sculptures 1960-1980 Vol. IV Student Work 1942-1953, Figurative Sculptures 1954-1959 Vol. V Table and Related Sculptures 1980-1983, Miscellaneous Sculptures 1980-1983, Bronze Sculptures 1980-1983, Steel Sculptures 1981-1983. Text in German and English. Wraps with some light chipping along edges and cover of volume one. Covers in good+, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #48247