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Blouin ArtinfoJuly 9, 2013G A G O S I A N G A L L E R YVENICE REPORT: Sir Anthony Caro’s Masterful Sculptures at MuseoCorrerAlexander ForbesSir Anthony Caro, Museo Correr, 2013. Photo: Mike Bruce, courtesy Gagosian GalleryIn concert with the Venice Biennale, St. Mark’s Square’s Museo Correr is presenting a virtuallyunparalleled retrospective of works by sculptor Sir Anthony Caro. Curated by the Museum ofFine Arts Houston’s Gary Tinterow, the show offers 28 works that span 50 years of Caro’soutput, illustrating both the timelessness of his practice and his subtle ability to still innovate at 90years old. In contrast to the other major retrospective of a UK sculpture in Venice this summer —Marc Quinn’s exhibition at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, which falls about as flat as the deflatedhead of the artist's balloon sculpture “Alison Lapper Pregnant” — Caro demonstrates the lastingpower of quiet, art-historically engaged work.Visiting the exhibition after the art-world fervor of the Biennal...