Los Carpinteros  (Cuban) 

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Los Carpinteros Biography
1969   Dagoberto Rodríguez Sánchez Born Cuba
1971   Marco Antonio Castillo Valdés Born Cuba
1994   Sánchez Graduate from the Superior Art Institute of Havana (ISA)
1995   Valdés Graduate from the Superior Art Institute of Havana (ISA)
  Los Carpinteros live and work in Havana, Cuba and Madrid, Spain
Selected Exhibitions
2013   "Irreversible", Sean Kelly, New York, New York
2013   Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland, June – (solo)
2013   “White Light / White Heatâ”, Venice, Italy, cur. James Putnam, June – (solo)
2013   Carré d'art, Nîmes, France, May 7 - ARCO, Madrid, Spain, Feb. 13 – Feb. 17 (solo)
2013   Matadero de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Jan. -(solo)
2012 - 2013   “Silence Your Eyes”, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany, cur, Ute Stuffer, Dec. 1 – Feb. 3 (solo)
2012   “Cartografías Contemporáneas. Dibujando el Pensamiento”, Caixa Forum Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, July 25 – Oct. 28
2012   “Art and the City”, Zurich, Switzerland, cur. Christoph Doswald, June 9 – Sept. 23
2012   “Los Carpinteros”, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland, June 9 – July 28 (solo) / Faena Art Center, Buenos Aires, May 15 – Aug 12 (solo)
2012   “Food”, Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland, cur. Adelina von Fürstenberg, Dec. 19 – Feb. 24
2012   AbsolutBar–ArtBaselMiami2012, Miami, USA, cur. Vadim Grigorian, Dec. 6 – Dec. 9 (solo)
2012   XI Bienal de la Habana, Havana, Cuba, May 11 – June 11
2012   “Silence Your Eyes”, Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland, April 28 – July 8(solo)
2011   Los Carpinteros, Matadero Madrid, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2011   Los Carpinteros, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (solo)
2011   Los Carpinteros, Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun, Switzerland (solo)
2011   Los Carpinteros, Es Baluard. Museo de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo de Palma, Mallorca, Spain (solo)
2011   Los Carpinteros: Obras Recientes, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2011   El Gran Picnic, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba (solo)
2011   Rumba Muerta, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York (solo)
2010   Los Carpinteros, Tang Museum, Saratoga, New York. (solo)
2010   Drama Turquesa, Ivorypress Art+Books, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2008   Los Carpinteros: La Montaña Rusa, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York (solo)
2004   'Los Carpinteros', Anthony Grant, INC, New York City
2003   'Stretch', The Power Plant Art Gallery, Toronto, CA
2003   'Fluido', Museum Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana
2002   'Shanghai Biennale', Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2000   'Los Carpinteros', Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2000   '7 Bienal de la Habana', Fortaleza de la Cabana, Havana, Cuba
1998   'Los Carpinteros', Iturralde Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998   'The Garden of Forking Paths', Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, FI
1996   'Reyes del Morro', Havana, Cuba
1992   'Cambio de Bola', Galeria Habana, Havana, Cuba
Literature
2012   “Silence your Eyes”, Kunstmusem Thun/Kunstverein Hannover, Ivorypress Art and Books, Madrid
2010   “Drama Turquesa“, Ivorypress Art and Books, Madrid
2010   “Los Carpinteros. Handwork-Constructing the world“, Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary & Verlag der Walther Konig, Vienna
2010   “Opener 19. Los Carpinteros“, The Francês Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
2010   “Los Carpinteros“, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, New York
2006   Valdez, Sarah, “Report from Havana: Within the Revolution, Everything—A Little While Longer,” Art in America, September 2006, pp. 80-89.
2005   Abreu, Andrés. “Equilibrio entre reiterados y debutantes”, Granma, Havana, p.6 [illus.], Cuba, January 19, 2005.
2005   Alberdi Benítez, Virginia. “Cuba es noticia en la Bienal de Venecia”, Granma, Havana, p.6 [illus.], Cuba, June 22, 2005.
2005   Sedano Alvarez, Verónica. “Transmutaciones de lo ordinario a lo extraordinario o cómo salir de la piel del conejo. A propósito de Manual de Trabajo / Esculturas Recientes”, Revolución y Cultura, Havana, pp. 61-63 [illus.], Cuba, No. 1, January-February-March, 2005.
2004   Li Cabrera, Axel. “Proyección de (e)spacios”, Opus Habana, City Historian Magazine, Havana, Bulletin Nr. 73, May 28, 2004.
2004   “MoMA at El Museo. Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art”, (http://www.elmuseo.org/exhib.html). 7/18/2004.
2003   “Los Carpinteros”, Institute for Research in Art, published in conjunction with the exhibition “Fluid”, 8th Havana Bienal, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, 2003.
2002   Miles, Cristopher. “Los Carpinteros. Your home is my home: the global familiarity”, Art Nexus, Bogotá, No.45, Colombia, July 2002.
2002   Stevens, Mark. “Out of Line. MoMA´s exuberant survey of contemporary drawing rescues the genre from second-class status”, New York, New York, pp. 63-64, U.S.A., December 16, 2002.
2001   Arte Y Parte. Revista de España Portugal e Iberoamérica, Nr. 31, February-March, 2001.
2001   Cembalest, Robin. “Where Rube Goldberg Meets Kafka,” Artnews, New York, pp. 150-51 [illus.], U.S.A., February, 2001.
2001   Cheng, Scarlet. “Have City, Will Travel the Earth”, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, pp. 53-54 [illus.], U.S.A., September 23, 2001.
2001   Israel, Nico. “VII Bienal de la Habana,” Artforum, New York, U.S.A,February, 2001.
2001   “Los Carpinteros: Transportable City", (http://www.absolutearts.com/artsnews/2001/05/24/28594.html). 18/7/2001.
2001   Sirmans, Franklin. “A Mythical Metropolis Materializes in Queens,” New York Times, New York [illus.], U.S.A., May 20, 2001.
2001   Yablonsky, Linda “Pitching their tents,” Time Out, New York, pp. 81 [illus.], U.S.A., May 31- June 7, 2001.
2000   2000 “Túneles populares un proyecto para Atlántica”, Atlántica. Revista de arte y pensamiento, Nr. 27, autumn, 2000.
1999   Anselmi, Inés. "Entrevista con Los Carpinteros," cat. La Dirección de la Mirada. Arte Actual de Cuba, Stadthaus, Zurich, September 2-October 30, 1998/Musée des Beaux- Arts de La Chaux-de Fonds, Switzerland, November 8/1998-January 3/1999.
1999   Lowinger, Rosa. “The Object as Protagonist. An Interview with Los Carpinteros,” Sculpture, New York, Vol.18, Nr.10, pp.24-31 [illus], December, 1999.
1999   Muchnic, Suzanne. "Los Carpinteros", ArtNews, New York [illus.], U.S.A., January, 1999.