(born 1972, Madrid, Spain)
An New York-based artist with a primary focus in drawing. Caivano has been exhibited at New York’s MoMa PS1 and London’s White Cube.
Ernest Cavaino studied Fine Arts in New York City, where he earned a BFA in 1999 at Cooper Union, and an MFA in 2001 at Columbia University.
Caivano is known for his highly detailed and intricate, story-like ink drawings, dealing with themes of folklore, love, and technology. His drawings are typically free of color and focus on fastidious line work, which express influence from the etchings of Albrecht Durer.