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This artwork, Pietrasanta C11.55 by Caio Fonseca, is currently for sale at Abby M. Taylor Fine Art LLC.
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Caio Fonseca, Pietrasanta C11.55
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TITLE:  Pietrasanta C11.55
ARTIST:  Caio Fonseca (American, b.1959)
WORK DATE:  2011
CATEGORY:  Mixed Media
MATERIALS:  Mixed media on canvas
MARKINGS:  Signed and inscribed on verso: CAIO FONSECA / Pietrasanta C11.55 / Mixed media on canvas / 34 x 34 inches / Caio Fonseca
SIZE:  h: 34 x w: 34 in / h: 86.4 x w: 86.4 cm
STYLE:  Contemporary
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Abby M. Taylor Fine Art LLC  +1-203-622-0906  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  Pietrasanta C11.55, 2011 reveals a number of paint layers and attendant coloring that is rich and delightfully intense. The artist has covered his picture surface with organic geometric shapes that are articulated against a monochromatic white background. These shapes have all been placed at carefully planned strategic points, providing a subtle texture to the surface. Shapes reminiscent of musical notes align across the canvas and provide a feeling of movement that is an important part of Fonseca’s creations. These rhythmic patterns are a consequence of the artist’s training as a classic piano player. Fonseca is also known to begin his day by playing the piano before he undertakes to paint. While all his paintings have been carefully thought out, there is an unmistakable playfulness evident in Pietrasanta C11.55, 2011. The liveliness of these shapes and the paint surface create an energy that seems to emanate from the work and invigorate it.
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