601: Christopher Rico: The Forest and the Sea

This artist monograph chronicles the work of American painter Christopher Rico during the first half of 2009. Focuses on the 24-hour installation of 11 paintings in an active construction site and supports a short film. Several short essays (including by Mary Jo Matsumoto who donated this book the Sea Library), a lengthy interview and dozens of photographs as well as blog excerpts from the artist’s studio blog. The limited production run of 100 copies.

“This is my Way and I have to be true to that no matter how hard the road is. I want my daughters to see my life as having integrity. I want to show them that they can follow their true path in life once they find it.”

“Christopher Rico: The Forest and the Sea”. Published in 2009. Donated to the library by Mary Jo Matsumoto, an artist who paints the sea, from California, USA ❤️

Photos by Anna Iltnere / Sea Library

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