Los Carpinteros - New Now New York Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Galeria Habana, Cuba
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    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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Éxodo III

titled "Exodo III" lower center and signed, inscribed and dated "Los Carpinteros, Madrid 2011" lower right
watercolor and graphite on paper
44 3/4 x 96 3/4 in. (113.7 x 245.7 cm.)
Executed in 2011, this work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist with inventory number LC11D082.

$15,000 - 20,000 

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New York Auction 24 September 2019