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El pueblo

signed, titled, inscribed and dated ""el pueblo." Los Carpinteros La Hab 2004" lower center
watercolor and graphite on paper
45 x 94 3/4 in. (114.3 x 240.7 cm.)
Executed in 2004.

Estimate
$30,000 - 50,000 

sold for $35,000

Contact Specialist
Rebekah Bowling
Head of Day Sale, Afternoon Session
New York
+ 1 212 940 1250
rbowling@phillips.com

  • Provenance

    Anthony Grant, Inc., New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Bio

    Los Carpinteros

    Cuban • N/A

    The Cuban artist collective Los Carpinteros (The Carpenters) was formed in 1992 and has since produced some of the most important contemporary art in Latin America. Originally comprised of Marco Castillo, Dagoberto Rodriguez and Alexandre Arrechea (who left the group in June 2003), the trio abandoned the concept of individual authorship and instead worked in the tradition of guild and artisan workshops. Their technically sophisticated drawings and sculptures are primarily inspired by design and architectural constructions, such as desks, chairs, armoires and other pieces of furniture. In illustrating seemingly banal objects, Los Carpinteros comment on materialism, highlighting the practicality as well as the uselessness of the depicted objects.

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418

El pueblo

signed, titled, inscribed and dated ""el pueblo." Los Carpinteros La Hab 2004" lower center
watercolor and graphite on paper
45 x 94 3/4 in. (114.3 x 240.7 cm.)
Executed in 2004.

Estimate
$30,000 - 50,000 

sold for $35,000

Contact Specialist
Rebekah Bowling
Head of Day Sale, Afternoon Session
New York
+ 1 212 940 1250
rbowling@phillips.com

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Afternoon Session

New York Auction 16 May 2018