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Arts: Museums/Literature

October 14, 2004

Anthony Caro exhibit

British sculptor Anthony Caro will make an appearance at the C. Grimaldis Gallery tomorrow for the opening of a new exhibit featuring his work.

The exhibit celebrates Caro's 80th birthday in conjunction with galleries in New York, Amsterdam and London. The display features table pieces made from steel with various finishings.

Considered to be one of the world's greatest living sculptors, Caro's first solo exhibition at the Grimaldis Gallery was in 1985. Tomorrow night's opening reception for Anthony Caro: A Survey is also the U.S. introduction of a new book on Caro's work, and the sculptor and author will be on hand to sign copies.

The reception will run from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., while the exhibit will be open through next month. Admission to the gallery is free. The C. Grimaldis Gallery is at 523 N. Charles St. Call 410-539-1080.

Kinnell reading

Galway Kinnell, a Pulitzer-prize winning poet, will participate in a reading in the Maryland Institute College of Art's Spectrum of Poetic Fire series Wednesday.

Kinnell studied at Princeton and the University of Rochester and traveled to France on a Fulbright Fellowship after serving in the Navy. He has taught writing at schools around the world, including universities in France, Australia, and Iran.

The reading is free and open to the public and will be held in the Hall at Brown Center, 1301 Mount Royal Ave. The event begins at 7 p.m. Call 410-225-2300 or visit www. mica.edu.

More McClintock

Robert McClintock -- the Baltimore artist who creates computer-enhanced pictures of local establishments -- is opening a second gallery in Federal Hill. He willl host an opening reception there from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday.

His work will be familiar to those who have been on the art festival circuit this year. Much of what he shows at these events comes in multiple sizes and is priced accordingly.

The new gallery, which, like the original, is also called Baltimore Seen, will be open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Baltimore Seen is at 1005 S. Charles St. Call 410-625-9131.

-- Meredith Lidard and Annie Linskey

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