Leslie Hassler

Caio Fonseca Comes Out of Isolation

March 28, 2012

“It’s not until the very last phase that you know how good the works are going to be,” says Caio Fonseca. It is the eve of Fonseca’s Paul Kasmin exhibition, his first in New York in five years. “And I’m really happy with them,” says the 52-year-old Fonseca from his East Village loft-studio, where he lives and works half the year (the other half is spent in the Tuscan coastal town of Pietrasanta, where he can work in isolation).