Chronologie

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

Expositions

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

Publications

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.