biography of LOS CARPINTEROS (1991)

Professional data


Work and Life

1990:Alexandre and Dagoberto got to know to cabinetmaking and carpentry


Prizes

2001

2001 : Promotion des Arts Visuels , Prix spécial – Havana, Cuba
Context: Más cerca uno del otro – 7a Bienal de la Habana (11/17/2000 – 01/05/2001)
Awarded by : UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – 7 place Fontenoy – Paris, France

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Installation
Photography :

Subject

Traditional culture

Works

Túneles populares
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Digital print
Size : 170 x 130 cm
 
potable City
Date of creation : 1999-2000
Medium : Installation
Materials : metal-aluminium-textile material
Supports : canvas
 
Designs
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Drawing
Supports : wall
Size : 488 x 1219 x 61 cm
 
Columna vertebral
Date of creation : 1998
Medium : Watercolour/paper
Size : 207 x 130 cm
 
Flying Pigeon
Date of creation : 1998
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : oil-wood
Size : 182 x 365 x 15 cm
 
Mecanica Popular
Date of creation : 1997-1998
Medium : Mixed media/paper
Materials : watercolor-ballpoint pen
 
Estuche
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Watercolour/paper
Size : 200 x 150 cm
 
Discurso Transparente
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Watercolour/paper
Size : 200 x 150 cm
 
Cuban Earth for Sale
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Installation
Technical data : tents, earth from Cuba and south Africa
 
Acceso
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Mixed media
Materials : watercolor-chalk-wood
Supports : wall
 
Archivo de Indias
Date of creation : 1996
Medium : Sculpture, wood
Materials : wood
Size : 336 x 120 x 120 cm
 
Sans Titre
Date of creation : 1996
Medium : Installation
Materials : wood
Supports : canvas
Subject : animals
Size : 458 x 611 cm
 
La mano creadora
Date of creation : 1996
 
Nuevo Viaje a las Islas de América
Date of creation : 1995
Medium : Watercolour, gouache/paper
Size : 56 x 76 cm
 
Secadero
Date of creation : 1995
Medium : Watercolour, gouache/paper
Size : 56 x 76 cm
 
Havana Country Club
Date of creation : 1994
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : oil-wood
Size : 140 x 140 cm
 
Quemando Arboles
Date of creation : 1993
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : oil-wood
Size : 250 x 141 x 55 cm
 
Marquilla Ciguarrera Cubana
Date of creation : 1993
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : oil-wood
Size : 167 x 214 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2001

Ciudad Transportable
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center – Long Island NY, United States
05/20/2001 – 09/03/2001

Galeria Camargo Vilaça – São Paulo, Brazil
03/06/2001 – 03/31/2001

2000

Mecánica popular
Galeria Habana, Cuba
2000

1997

Viejos métodos para nuevas deudas
Convento de San Francesco de Asís, Cuba
1997

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : in Situ – 10 rue Duchefdelaville – Paris, France

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galeria Fortes Vilaça – Rue Fradique Coutinho 1500 – São Paulo, Brazil

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galeria Fortes Vilaça – Rue Fradique Coutinho 1500 – São Paulo, Brazil

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Galeria Fortes Vilaça – Rue Fradique Coutinho 1500 – São Paulo, Brazil

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galeria Fortes Vilaça – Rue Fradique Coutinho 1500 – São Paulo, Brazil

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galeria Fortes Vilaça – Rue Fradique Coutinho 1500 – São Paulo, Brazil

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Galeria Fortes Vilaça – Rue Fradique Coutinho 1500 – São Paulo, Brazil

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galeria Fortes Vilaça – Rue Fradique Coutinho 1500 – São Paulo, Brazil

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galeria Camargo Vilaça – Rua Fradique Coutinho 1500 – São Paulo, Brazil

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galeria Habana – Linea # 460 entre E y F, Vedado – Havana, Cuba


Group exhibitions

2002

4th Shanghai Biennale
Shanghai Art Museum – Shanghai, China
11/22/2002 – 01/20/2003

2000

Más cerca uno del otro – 7a Bienal de la Habana
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam – Havana, Cuba
11/17/2000 – 01/05/2001

1998

Irony and Survival on the Utopian Island : Contemporary Art from Cuba
Arizona State University Art Museum – Tempe AZ, United States
1998

Caribe insular, exclusión, fragmentación y paraíso
MEIAC et Casa de America, Spain
1998

La Direction de la Vision : Art Cubain contemporain
Musée des Beaux Arts – La Chaux-de-Fonds NE, Switzerland
1998

Lenguajes de la tierra – III Bienal Barro de América
MACCSI Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber – Caracas, Venezuela
05/1998 – 10/1998

1997

Utopian Territories: New Art from Cuba
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Contemporary Art Gallery – Vancouver BC, Canada
03/1997

1995

New Art from Cuba
Whitechapel Gallery – London, United Kingdom
02/1995

1994

Arte, Sociedad, Reflexión – 5a Bienal de la Habana
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam – Havana, Cuba
05/06/1994 – 06/30/1994

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Periodicals

O.A.M – Los Carpinteros
in: Arte y Parte n° 31 p. 128
Santander, Spain

Legals