Art Basel Presents Numerous Artistic Gems
Anthony Caro’s Pearl wasn’t plucked from an oyster. He sculpted it from brass and bronze in 2011, and it looks nothing like the marine gem. The unique $50,000 artwork should not linger long in the booth of New York gallery Mitchell-Innes & Nash, one of nearly 300 exhibitors attending the 43rd edition of the Art Basel fair, which takes place from June 14 to 17 in Basel, Switzerland. Measuring about 9 by 17 inches, Pearl is petite for a Caro, and thus irresistible.