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ALEXANDRE ARRECHEA

Trinidad, Cuba , 1970, Living and Work in Madrid

Graduated from the “Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA)” in Havana in 1994. For twelve years he was a member of the art collective Los Carpinteros, until he left the group in July of 2003 to continue his career as a solo Artist.

Solo Exhibitions

2021
  • Galería Casado Santapau , Madrid.
2020
  • Dreaming with lions, Faena Art, Miami.
2019
  • Superficies em conflicto, Galeria Nara Roesler, Rio de janeiro.
    Corners, Nara Roesler Gallery, New York.
  • Obsesiones y acumulaciones: el gabinete del artista, Estudio Figueroa-Vives and the Norwegian Embassy in Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
2018
  • Higienopolis, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid.
  • Uninhabited Order, Fredric Snitzer, Miami.
2017
  • La Mar de Músicas, Palacio Molina, Cartagena, Murcia.
  • Refazer , Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2016
  • Tied Stone, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
  • “Jerarquias Negadas” Galería Habana, La Habana, Cuba
  • “O Objeto Vital” > [Los Carpinteros > Arrechea/Castillo/Rodriguez], Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil.
2015
  • Fragment Seduction, Galeria Casado Santapau , Madrid. Spain
  • Mapa del Silencio, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana,Cuba.
2014
  • Magnan Metz Gallery , N.Y.
2013
  • Park Avenue Mall Project, New York, NY.
  • DOS Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid. Spain.
  • No limits , Phillips, New York.
2012
  • Building Bacardi: Architecture, Art and Identity, Coral Gables Museum, Miami, FL
  • Skyline Adrift: Cuban Art and Architecture, Architecture OMI, Ghent, NY
  • Twisted Horizon, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, NY
2011
  • The Sacrificed Object, Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid Spain
2010
  • Global Africa Project, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
  • Orange Tree, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
  • Evasive, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France
  • Elasticity, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, NY
  • The Rules Of Play, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah and Atlanta, GA
  • Ideational Architecture, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA
  • Alexandre Arrechea @ Ice Box Project Space in conjunction with Philagrafika2010, Philadelphia, PA
  • La ciudad que dejó de bailar, Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain
  • Black Sun, NASDAQBillboard, Times Square Arts, Time Square, NY
2009
  • Everything, Something, Nothing, CABde Burgos, Burgos, Spain
  • A Day After The Future, Galeria Villa Manuela, Havana, Cuba
2008
  • Suicide landscape, [May 13] Casado-Santapau Gallery, Madrid
  • American University Museum at the Katzen, Washington, DC
2007
  • What Could Happen If I Lie? Magnan Projects, New York, NY
  • Scalpel and Cotton, Contemporary Links 5, San Diego Museum of
    Art, San Diego, CA
  • Defeated Space, Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2006
  • Perpetual Free Entrance, Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain
  • The Limit, Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Alarma, Special Project Booth, ART212 (shown by Magnan Projects),
    New York, NY
2005
  • DUST, Magnan Projects, New York, NY
  • POLVO, Miramar Trade Center, Havana, Cuba
  • Three New Spaces, PULSEArt Fair (shown by Magnan Projects), Miami, FL
  • Raúl Cordero, Felipe Dulzaides, Alexandre Arrechea en la Casa de las Américas,
    Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba
2004
  • Dos Nuevos Espacios, Espacio Aglutinador, Havana, Cuba
  • Arte Público, Mark Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sudor, Proyecto de arte público, Havana, Cuba

Group Exhibitions

2021
  • I AM: NEWAFRO-LATINX NARRATIVES, MOLAA . Los Angeles.
2018
  • Here We Meet, (co-produced with Kadist art Fondation) Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art (Chongqing, China).
  • Gwangju Biennale, Korea
  • Construções sensíveis – A experiência geométrica latino-americana na coleção Ella Fontanals-Cisneros. Itinerant exhibition: Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil – Belo Horizonte (CCBB-BH), Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil; Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil – Rio de Janeiro (CCBB-RJ), Rio de Janeiro/RJ, Brazil.
  • The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art,PAMM
2017
  • On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection, PAMM, Miami.
  • Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950, Houston Museum Fine Arts.
2016
  • Q & A Nine Cuban Artists, Miami Dade College / Museum of Art + Design, Miami
  • Katrina Chairs (art project), Coachella valley Music & Art festival, California.
  • La Madre de Todas las Artes, Centro Wifredo lam, La Habana , Cuba.
2015
  • Q&A, Contemporary Cuban Artist, IDBCultural Center , Washington.
  • Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami.
  • Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain . Brussels
2014
  • Somos, sois, eres, soy: 4 lecturas de lo humano en la Colección Museo Würth, La Rioja.
2013
  • Against The Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft & Design,
    Museum of Arts and Design, NY.
  • ¡Oye, Mira! Reflective Approaches in Contemporary Latin American Video Art,
    San Francisco Art Institute , San Francisco, CAL.
2012
  • Against The Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft & Design,
    MINTMuseum, NY
  • Message from La Habana: Seven Contemporary Cuban Artists,
    Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • 11th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
  • Who More Sci-Fi Than Us?, Kunsthal KAdE, The Netherlands
2011
  • 54 Biennial de Venezia, Venice, Italy
  • Hola Havana, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
  • Cuba Now, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY
  • The Draughtsman’s Contract Curator Carlos Garaicoa’s Studio. Madrid, Spain
  • Fear, Salon de Vortex, Ithakis 24, Kipseli, Athens, Greece
2010
  • Global Africa Project, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
  • No Longer Empty, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY
  • PortugalArte 10, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Announcing Magnan Metz, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, NY
  • EN OTRADIMENSIóN, Galeria Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • Does The Angle Between Two Walls Have A Happy Ending?,
    Galeria Federica Schiavo, Rome
  • XXXIBiennial de Pontevedra UTROPICOS, Centro America y
    Caribe, Sexto Edifico Museo de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain
2009
  • Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Russia
  • Thessaloniki Biennial of Contemporary Art, Greece
  • 10th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
2008
  • 1 New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • MACO23-27/ 04/ 2008 México International Art Fair, Centro Banamex,
    México D.F.
  • Informed by Function, Lehman College Art Gallery Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, N.Y. USA, ARCO, 2008
  • “Cuba: Artists Experience Their Country,” Hunterdon Museum, NJ Elefante Negro, Museo Diego Rivera, Anahuacalli, [January 26] Mexico D.F.
2007
  • MOMAY. New Perspectives in Latin American Art Tomorrow, Artsonje Center and Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • Caribbean Encounters, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • Killing Time, An exhibition of Cuban Artists from the 1980’s to the Present,
    Exit Art, New York, NY
  • Cintas Fellowship Finalist Exhibition, The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • We Are Your Future, Special Project at the 2nd Moscow Biennial of the Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia
2006
  • IMPAKTFESTIVAL, Central Museum, Louis Hartlooper Complex, Utrecht, Holland
  • Taipei Biennial, Taipei, China
  • FATAMORGANA, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
  • ULTRA BRAG, 2nd Volta Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
2005
  • 51 Biennial de Venecia, Venice, Italy*
  • Out of Place-Works on Paper, Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Scope: Contemporary Cuban Video/Film, co–presented by Emmedia
  • Gallery and May Works Festival, Calgary, Canada
  • Inaugural Exhibition, Magnan Projects, New York, NY
  • Salon de arte contemporaneo, Centro de desarrollo de las artes visuales,
    La Habana, Cuba
2004
  • Video Rampage: Resurrected!, video in Vancouver, Canada Video In
    Studios/Satellite, Video Exchange Society, Vancouver, Canada
  • Ay, Mami! Programe of Cuban video, Liverpool Biennal, UK
  • Festival of Independent Film & Video, Toronto, Canada

Collections

  • MoMA, Museum of Modern Art,New York, NY
  • MOCA,Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
  • Fidelity Art Collection, London, England
  • Artist Pension Trust, New York, NY
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Arizona State University, ASU, Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
  • Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
  • Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo A.C., Mexico City, Mexico
  • Cincinnati Museum of Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, OH
  • CIFO, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL.
  • Daros Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Ellipse Foundation, Portugal, Spain
  • Fredrick Weissman Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Fundación ARCO, Madrid, Spain
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA, CA
  • Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
  • The Margulies Collection, Miami, FL
  • Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain
  • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Habana, Cuba
  • The Richard B. Sachs Collection, New York, NY
  • San Diego Art Museum, CA
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria
  • Ulrich Museum, Wichita State University, KS
  • University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
  • MUDAMLuxembourg, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg.
  • MAM. Museo de Arte de Miami, Florida.USA
  • Artnow International, San Francisco, CA
  • CAB(Cento de Arte Burgos) Burgos, Spain
  • Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, USA
  • The Farber Collection, USA
  • Museo del Barrio. New York. NY. USA
  • Fort Lauderdale Museum, Miami, USA
  • Arizona State University, ASUArt Museum, Arizona, USA
  • Würth Museum, La Rioja, España.
  • Pizzuti Collection, Ohio. USA
  • Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami.USA
  • The Bronx Museum of Arts . New York. USA

Awards and Residencies

  • 2016 Space defeated, Alexandre Arrechea, artist, in conversation with Michelle Bird, curatorial assistant, department of French paintings, national Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
  • 2015 Cuban artist of the year, Farber Foundation, Havana, Cuba
  • 2013 NOLIMITS– Park Avenue Mall, New York, USA
  • 2011 Defeated Space, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA
  • 2005 Braziers International. Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
  • 2002 Artist in residence, The Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, New Castle, United Kingdom
  • 2000 Fomento de las Artes, UNESCO, 7th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
  • 1997 First Prize, Contemporary Art-People’s Award, El Mundo Magazine, Argentaria Foundation. ARCOFair, Madrid, Spain
  • 1995-1996 Departamento de Exposiciones y Colecciones Ministerio de Cultura Español, Madrid, Spain.