Caio Fonseca is active/lives in New York. Caio Fonseca is known for contemporary abstraction.
Biography Caio Fonseca
Caio Fonseca was born in 1959, the son of the renowned Uruguayan
sculptor Gonzalo Fonseca. He grew up in New York's Greenwich
Village, and during his growing up, his family was often visited by
such distinuished persons as Jorge Luis Borges and Marcel
Duchamp. His brother Bruno, who died in 1994, was also an
accomplished painter; his younger sister, Quina, is a costume designer,
and his older sister, Isabel, is a writer. At the age of
nineteen, Fonseca dropped out of college and moved to Barcelona to
apprentice with the Uruguayan painter Augusto Torres, under whom he
studied life drawing and from whom he gained a reverential feeling for
what it means to be an artist.
Fonseca studied in Paris and
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