This catalogue was publuised on the occasion of the exhibition Caio Fonseca: New Paintings 2011-2012, March 29-April 28, 2012. Included in this publication is Scott Indrisek's 2012 essay "Radical Simplicity: Caio Fonseca's New Direction."
Ciao Fonseca is well known for his abstract tonal paintings, which have over several decades explored the interplay of forms interacting with each other, his work is partly informed by his training and interest in classical musical composition. His paintings have been exhibited internationally in both museums and galleries. His work was presented in retrospectives at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. in 2004 and at the Institut Valencia d'Art Modern (IVAM), in Valencia, Spain in 2003. Fonseca's paintings are in public and private collections throughout Europe and the United States, including those of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. and in New York's Whitney Museum of American Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Museum of Modern Art in New York