Born in Spain, 1965; Paco Cao has resided in New York since 1995. Paco Cao is unfaithful to any particular medium. Employing a wide range of disciplines and materials, his work establishes a strong relationship between art, audience, and context as it challenges the boundaries between high and low culture. His projects often evolve over long periods of time, crossing geographic and cultural borders. His work has been shown at and/or made in collaboration with MoMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art, El Museo del Barrio, The New Museum, and Creative Time, New York; The National Gallery (Rome), El Prado Museum (Madrid), The Reina Sofía Museum (Madrid), Mercosul Biennale (Porto Alegre, Brazil), Carrillo Gil Museum (Mexico City), MART (Rovereto, Italy), and BOZAR (Brussels). He is the author of several books and the director of the film Dance Poison. Cao holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Oviedo, Spain."