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Caio Fernandes

Posted in Caio Fernandes by faultmagazine on February 2, 2010

Caio Fernandes (Born 1975) is a painter from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sometimes described as a Realist — the sheer intensity of his work sets him apart from most contemporary Realist painters. With a highly individualistic style of painting, Caio reveals the raw physical characteristics and inner tensions of his subjects. A strong interest in Kardecist Spiritism, which proposes an intricate set of perspectives of the “self”, is undoubtedly apparent in his self-portraits — Though Caio affirms that a self-portrait can only be considered as a visual reflection of himself. “There is no conceptual speech behind it” – Caio believes strongly that the only important thing is the painting itself.


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  2. manon doyle said, on February 3, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    I love Caio’s work!! I’ve been a follower of his and I can say that he is extremely talented!!

  3. Calli said, on February 3, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    Caio’s work speaks for itself. His talent never ceases to amaze!

    His work is totally unique!

  4. ann said, on February 4, 2010 at 2:02 am

    a fabulous artist !! have followed his work for a while…he is extremely talented…I love his work.

  5. Celeste said, on February 4, 2010 at 7:02 am

    In a world filled with copycats and meaningless art, Caio’s work stands out as relevant and …for lack of a better word…harsh. He is original and fearless. There hasn’t been an artist like him in decades.

  6. sixthinline said, on February 4, 2010 at 11:35 am

    I have likened Caio’s work to that of Francis Bacon even now to Lucien Freud. He is a master.

  7. Jessica said, on February 4, 2010 at 2:15 pm


  8. Sandy said, on February 5, 2010 at 6:39 am

    Caio Is Extremely Talented

  9. Sam said, on February 11, 2010 at 8:59 am

    Two fantastic pieces to show the remarkable talent of Caio

  10. crissant said, on March 26, 2010 at 11:47 am

    I`m in love about Caio`s Work!

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