Ultra Mar, 2014
color acquatint, spitbite acquatint with
hand painting, chine colle, and string
37 1/2 x 37 inches
95.3 x 94 cm
Edition of 35
CAIO FONSECA (American, b. 1959, New York) studied painting in Barcelona and worked thoughout Europe until 1991. His work was presented in retrospective at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. in 2004 and at the Institut Valencia d'Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia, Spain in 2003. Fonseca's paintings are in public and private collections throughout Europe and the United States, including the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.,and New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum of Modern Art. He divides his time between Pietrasanta and New York City.