Alexandre Arrechea

ALEXANDRE ARRECHEA

1970 ·  Trinidad. Cuba

EDUCATION
Graduated from Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana in 1994.

SOLO SHOW

2016

Jerarquias Negadas, [May 20th] Galeria Habana, La Habana, Cuba
2015

The seduction of the fragment, [Sep 12 – Oct 31] Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain
The map of silence, [May 22 – June 22] Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.

2014
The map and the fact, [September 12 – October 12] Magnan Metz Gallery, New York , NY.
Colaboration with Hermès Ibérica, [September- November] Madrid, Spain.

2013
DOS, (Two) [October 30 – December 14] Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
NO LIMITS, Park Avenue Mall Project [March1- June 9] , New York, NY.
NO LIMITIS, [April], Phillips Gallery, New York. NY.

2012
Twisted Horizon, [March 2 – April 7] Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, NY.

2011
El Objeto Sacrificado
(The Sacrificed Object), [September 15 – October 5] Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2010
Evasive, [September 9 – October 16] Susanne Tarasieve, Paris, France.
Elasticity, [April 15 – May 29] Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, NY.
Black Sun, [March 2- 8] NASDAQ Billboard, corner of 43rd Street and Broadway, New York, NY. A project of Time    Square Alliance and the Cuban art funds with support of the Rockefeller Brothers fund.
Ideational architecture, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, [January 28] LA., CA.
Orange tree, Non profit space Ice Box Project Space in conjunction with Philagrafika, Philadelphia, PA.
La ciudad que dejó de bailar (The city that stopped dancing), [January 26 – March 13], Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Changing the rules, [May 6 – July 2] Savannah College of Art and Design, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, Ga. [March 9 – April 30] Exhibition travels to ACA Gallery of SCAD, Atlanta, Ga.

2009
Un día después del futuro. (A Day After The Future) Villa Manuela Gallery [September-October] Havana, Cuba.
Todo, Algo, Nada. (Everything, Something, Nothing),[October 2- January17, 2010] Centro de Arte de Burgos (CAB), Burgos, Spain.
ARCO. 28th edition. Madrid, Spain.
MISTRUST, [September 2 -October 26] American University Museum at the Katzen, Washington D.C.

2008
Suicide landscape, [May 14-June 17] Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid.

2007
What could happen if I lie, [September – October 20] Magnan Projects, Magnan Emerich Gallery. New York, NY.
Espacio Derrotado, (Defeated Space) [January 30 – March 10] Casado-Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Scalpel and cotton, [February 15] Contemporary Links [June 30] San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego.

2006
Perpetual Free Entrance, [June 12 – September 24] Patio Herreriano Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español, Valladolid, Spain.
The Limit [February 18- March 11] Mary Goldman Gallery. LA, California.

2005
DUST [November 9 – 17], Magnan Projects. New York.
POLVO. Miramar Trade Center, Havana, Cuba.
Nada Art Fair [December 1- 4] Mary Goldman Gallery, Miami. FL.
Pulse [December 1- 4] Magnan Projects. Miami. FL.
Nowhere [November 26, 2005- January 27, 2006] Alonso Fine Art, Miami, FL .
Raúl Cordero, Felipe Dulzaides, Alexandre Arrechea en la Casa de las Américas” [July 22] Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba.

2004
Dos nuevos espacios [May 28], Espacio Aglutinador, Havana, Cuba.
Arte público. [February 14], Mark Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Sudor. Proyecto de arte público [February 13], Havana, Cuba.

2003
Novos Desenhos [August 14 – September 13], Galeria Fortes – Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil .

2002
Ciudad Transportable, Contemporary Art Museum of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.

2001
Túneles Populares, Palacio de Abrahante, Salamanca, Spain.
Los Carpinteros, Galería Camargo-Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil.
Ciudad Transportable, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York.
Los Carpinteros, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Ciudad Transportable, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Los Carpinteros, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

2000
Los Carpinteros, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.

1999
Tania Bruguera / Los Carpinteros, Vera Van Laer Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.

1998
Los Carpinteros. Project Room. ARCO’98, Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Spain.
Mecánica Popular, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.
Los Carpinteros, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany.
BiliBidjocka/Los Carpinteros/ RivaneNeuenschwander, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA.
Los Carpinteros [October 23 – November 25], Iturralde Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

1997
Construimos el puente para que cruce la gente, construimos paredes para que el sol no llegue [March 14] Angel Romero Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Viejos métodos para nuevas deudas [May-June], Convento de San Francisco de Asís, Havana, Cuba.
Los Carpinteros/Carlos Estévez/Offil Industrial [September] Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, México.

1996
Todo ha sido reducido a la mitad del original [December], Castillo de los Tres Reyes del Morro, Havana, Cuba.

1995
Los Carpinteros. Obra Reciente [February-April], Angel Romero Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Se vende tierra de Cuba [October 16-22], L’Entrepot Pour Matériel Pharmaceutique, Nates, France (not shown due to cancellation of Les Allumées Nantes-La Havanne,1995 Festival)
Ingeniería Civil, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.

1992
Arte-sano [Fernando Rodríguez Falcón/Alexandre Arrechea/ Dagoberto Rodríguez], Casa del Joven Creador, Havana, Cuba.

1991
Para Usted [January 28], Fábrica de Tabacos Partagás, La Havana, Cuba.

GROUP SHOWS

2016

La madre de todas las batallas [March 26- May 7] Centro Wifredo Lam, Habana, Cuba.

2015

Iconocracia, Imágen del poder y poder de las imágenes. [Jun 26 – Oct 4] ARTIUM, Vitoria, Spain.
Round 42, The One and the Many: A Self-Portrait in Seven Parts. [March 28 – June 21, 2015] Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas.
Heaven and Hell. Magic carpets and drones [March 6, 2015 – September 6, 2015] Boghossian Foundation– Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium.

2014
Tom Sachs, Barry McGee, Alexandre Arrechea SFAQ [projects] ART BASEL, [December], Miami Beach. FL.
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, [November ], Toronto, Canada.
Beyond the Supersquare [May 1, 2014 – January 11, 2015] The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY.
Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind [February 4 – May 14] Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY.
Dilated Biography: Contemporary Cuban Narratives: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, [September 10 – October 19], Boston.

2013
Habitar, Construir, Pensar. Perspectivas poéticas y discursivas en el video art contemporáneo cubano (1990-2010). [June 7] Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Tampa-Graphic Studio (USF).
Oye, Mira! Reflective Approaches in Contemporary Latin American Video Art( Friday, [April 19 – Saturday, June 8] Walter and McBean Galleries, SAFAI.

2012
Building Bacardi: Art Architecture and Identity [November 13 – February 20] Coral Gables Museum, Miami. FL
Skyline Adrift: Cuban Art and Architecture, Architecture OMI, Ghent, NY.
Against The Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art and Craft [1 September 2012 – 6 January 2013] The Mint Museum and Museum of Art and Design, NY, NY.
Click or Clash? Third stage. [15 march – 12 May ] Alexandre Arrechea, Maria Elvira Escallon, Gian Maria Tosatti A cura di Omayra Alvarado e Julia Draganović Bianconi Gallery, Milano, Italy.
11th Havana Biennial, [May 11] Havana, Cuba.

2011
ADJOINING ISLANDS, The Cuban Pavilion in Manhattan, [October 27- February 10, 2012] The 8th Floor, 17 West 17th Street, New York, NY
54 Venice Biennial. Venice, Italy.
Dublin Contemporary 2011 [September 6 – October 31], Dublin, Ireland.
Hola Havana, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY.
Cuba Now, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY.
ARCO, Spain
Fear [February 24 -March24 ] Salon de Vortex, Ithakis 24, Kipseli, Athens, Greece.

2010
Global Africa Project [November 17, -May 15, 2011] Museum of Art and Design, NY, NY.
City Fantasy [September 1 — October 31] EXPO 2010 Jing’An International Sculpture Project Shanghai, CHINA.
Portugal Arte 10 [July 16 – August 15] Lisbon, Portugal.
XXXI Bienal de Pontevedra, UTROPICOS [June 12 – September 12] Sexto. Museo de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain.
En otra dimensión [May 7 – June 18] Group Exhibition at Galería Habana, Cuba. Six artists with different styles united by a technique that has served them as support prior to the materialization of many of their works in all dimensions.
Does the angle between two walls have a happy ending? Curated by Ishmael Randall-Weeks for The Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy.
Changing the focus: Latin American photography (1990-2005) [February 14 – may 2] MOOLA, LA.

2009
Pinta Art fair, New York, NY.
Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, [September], Moscow, Russia.
Las Américas latinas. Las fatigas del querer. Cinema SpazioOberdan – Cineteca Italiana, Milán.
Volta Art Fair, Swizerland.
Havana Biennial, La Cabaña, Havana, Cuba.
TessaloniKi Biennial, [May 24 – September 27] Thessaloniki, Greece.
Pulse, NY, USA.
Arteamericas, Miami, FL.

2008
ARCO, 2008
Informed by Function Feb. 6 – May 15, 2008 Lehman College Art Gallery Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, N.Y. USA.
Elefante Negro, Museo Diego Rivera, Anahuacalli, México D.F. México.

2007
MoMA N.Y. New Perspectives in Latin American Art.
Tomorrow. Artsonje Center. Kumho Museum of Art. Seoul, Korea.
We Are Your Future. Special Project to the 2nd Moscow Biennial of the Fine Arts.
Caribbean Encounters”, [August 31, 2007 – January 17, 2008] Brooklyn Museum, NY. U.S.A.

2006
Fata Morgana. Ilusion and deception in Contemporary Art”,[November 25] Haifa Museum of Art, Israel.
Taipei Biennial [October 4] Taipei,China.
Moving Image, Alonso Art [October 21-November 25] Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
Stop & Forward, [September 22] Galería Habana, Cuba.
Volta Show 2 June 14-18] ULTRA BRAG, Südquaistrasse 55, CH-4019 Basel, Switzerland.

2005
51 Bienal de Venecia
Out of place-works on paper. [May 21], Mary Goldman Gallery. LA, CA. USA.
Scope: Contemporary Cuban Video/Film” Curator Judy Cheung. Co presented by May Works Festival CALGARY and EMMEDIA GALLERY.
Group show Magnan project Gallery [may 12] NY, NY.
Salón de arte contemporáneo[Jan 21] Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba.

2004
Video rampage: Resurrected! Video In, Vancouver,Canada Video In Studios/Satellite Video Exchange Society 1965 Main Street Vancouver, B.C. Canada.
Ay, Mami! [September 18] Programe of Cuban video at the Liverpool Biennal, Liverpool, England.
Festival of independent Film & Video [March 19] Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2003
Stretch [June 20-September 1], The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
KaapHelder [June 5-August 3], Oude RijkswerfWillemsoord (ORW), Den Helder, Holland.
Sentido Común, [March 5], Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.
Dreamspaces – Entresueños, [February 20-April 20], Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery, New York.
Rest in Space, Kunstlerhaus, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

2002
Shangai Biennial, Shangai Art Museum, Shangai, China.
Drawing Now: Eight Propositions, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York.
Rest in Space, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway.
Dwelling Project, Gallery Optica, Montreal, Canada.
With Eyes of Stone and Water, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland.
25th São Paulo Biennial , São Paulo, Brazil.

2001
Valencia [May-June], Valencia, Spain.

2000
Playgroung & Toys. An International Project for Art for the World Geneva/Hendrik Christian Andersen Museum, Rome/New York (traveling show).
7th Havana Biennial, [November 17, 2000 – January 5, 2001], La Cabaña Havana, Cuba.

1999
Arte Cubano, Obra sobre papel, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain.

1998
Trasatlántico [April 14-June 14],Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
El jardín de los senderos que se bifurcan/ The Garden of Forking Paths” [April 25-June 4], Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark /  [January-April 1999], Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark / [April-July], EdsvikKonst & Kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden/ [August-October], Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland.
The Edge of Awareness [May 10-July 12], WHO’s Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland / [September 13-October 15/1998], PS1, New York, USA/[December 7/1998-January 30/1999], SESC de Pompeia, São Paulo, Brazil/[March 4-22/1999], New Delhi, India/[October 13-31/1999], Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy.
CRIA’s Latin Art Sale [May 29], Generous Miracles Gallery, New York, USA.
Caribe Insular. Exclusión, Fragmentación y Paraíso” [June 19-September 25], Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz [September 30-November 8], Casa de América, Madrid, Spain.
Barro de América III Bienal Latinoamericana de Arte [July 9-September 26], Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela.
La Dirección de la Mirada [September 1st-October30], Stadhaus, Zurich/[November 7-January 3/1999], Musée de Beaux Arts, La Chaux-des-Fonds, Switzerland.
Contemporary Art from Cuba: Irony and Survival on the Utopian Island [September 26-December 13], Arizona State University. ASU Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona/[January-March/1999], Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA/[May 19-July 14/2001], Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.

1997
Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo ARCO’97 [February 13-18], Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Spain.
New Art from Cuba: Utopian Territories [March 22-May 25], Morris and HelkenBelkin Art Gallery/National Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
The Rest of the World [April-July], Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany.
Zona Vedada
[May-June], residencia privada, calle 8 y 13, Vedado, Havana, Cuba.
Arte y Ciudad. Festival Internacional de Arte [June], Museo de Arte Moderno, Medellín, Colombia.
Así está la cosa. Instalación y arte objeto en América Latina [July 25-October 20], Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo A.C., Mexico City, Mexico.
Trade Routes. Africus 97. 2nd Johannesburg Biennial [October 12/1997-January 18/1998], Africus Institute for Contemporary Art (AICA), Johannesburg, South Africa.
El arte que no cesa, [December 26/1997-January/1998], Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.

1996
ARCO’96, [February 8-13], Pabellón de Cristal, Madrid, Spain.
Mundo Soñado
. Joven Plástica Cubana, [February-March], Casa de América, Madrid, Spain.
Río Almendares. Ni fresa, ni chocolate, [April], Centro de Conservación, Restauración y Museología (CENCREM), Havana, Cuba.
Domestic Partnership: New Impulses in Decorative Arts from the Americas [April 26-June 29], Art in General, New York.
A Dentro/A Fuera: New Work from Cuba, [August 29-October 6], Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada.
El cine por la plástica, [December], Galería Juan David, Complejo Cultural Yara, Havana, Cuba.
Family. Nation. Tribe. Community. Shift Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany.

1995
New Art from Cuba, [February 24-Abril 23], Whitechapel Art Gallery, London/[May 6-June 25], Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle, Cumbria, UK.
Havanna/São Paulo. Junge Kunstaus Lateinamerika, [March 23-June 5], Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany.
Una de cada clase, Fundación Ludwing de Cuba [March 26], CENCREM, Havana, Cuba.
Novísimos artistas cubanos. Jornadasculturales de Cuba en México [June], Casa del Lago, Antiguo Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City, México.
El oficio del arte, [November 16], Centro de Desarrollo de las ArtesVisuales, Havana, Cuba.

1994
Paisajes,
[January-February], Galería La Acacia, Havana, Cuba.
Utopía, [February 11-March 4], Galería Espada, Casa del Joven Creador, Havana, Cuba.
Multimedios, (collateral to la 5ta Bienal de Havana)[April-July], Galería Plaza Vieja, FondoCubano de Bienes Culturales, Havana, Cuba.
5ta, [May 7-June 30], Museo de la Educación, Havana, Cuba.
Die 5 Biennale von Havana, (Fifth Biennial of Havana. Selection) [September 15-December 11], Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany.
Nuevas adquisiciones, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Subasta, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.
XI Bienal Internacional de Arte Valparaíso, Galería Municipal de Arte, Valparaíso, Chile.

1993
Las metáforas del templo, [February], Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba.
Nacido en Cuba, Centro Cultural Mexiquense, Ex Hacienda La Pila, Toluca, Estado de México, México.

1992
Bienalisa (collateral 3th Havana Biennial) [November-December]
Pasillo, Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba.
Cambio de bola, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.

1991
Miss Expo [April], El Pasillo, ISA, Havana, Cuba.
Si TIM tiene TIM vale (collateral 4th Havana Biennial)[November], El Pasillo, ISA, Havana, Cuba.
Expresso ISA, Escuela Nacional de Arte, Havana, Cuba.
Objeto Esculturado
, [May-July], CDAV, Havana, Cuba.
Gala del ISA, Teatro Nacional de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES AND OTHERS

2016

Space defeated, Alexandre Arrechea, artist, in conversation with Michelle Bird, curatorial assistant, department of French paintings, National Gallery of Art. Washington DC. USA.

2013

NOLIMITS – Park Avenue Mall. NY.

2011
Space defeated, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA. USA.

2005
Braziers International. Oxfordshire, England.

2002
Artist in residence, The Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, New Castle, England.

2000
Prize. Fomento de lasArtes, UNESCO, 7th Havana Biennial Havana, Cuba.

1997
First Prize, Contemporary Art-People’s Award, El Mundo Magazine, Argentaria Foundation. ARCO Fair.

1995-6
Endowment. Departamento de Exposiciones y Colecciones Ministerio de Cultura Español, Madrid, Spain.

 

COLLABORATIONS

2014

NOLIMITS – Documentary [ May 20th] with Juan Carlos Alom, Armando Suarez Cobian and Ismael de Diego. Soho House, NY.

COLLECTIONS

Pizzuti Collection,
Columbus Ohio.

The von Christierson Collection, London.

Artnow International, Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, CA.

Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, New York, USA.

The Farber Collection, USA.

CAB, Burgos, Spain.

Museo del Barrio. NewYork, NY. USA.

Artist Pension Trust.

CIFO, Miami, USA.

Brooklyn Museum, NY, USA.

Würth Museum of Modern Art of La Rioja, Spain.

MAM. Museo de Arte de Miami, Florida. USA.

Ellipse Foundation, Portugal.

Museum of Art Fortlauderdale, Miami, USA.

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, USA.

Museum of Contemporary Art, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

The Martin Margulles Collection, Miami, FL, USA.

MuseoNacional de BellasArtes, Havana, Cuba.

Ludwig Forum fürInternationaleKunst, Aachen, Germany.

Arizona State University, ASU Art Museum, Arizona, USA.

Museo Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.

Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo A.C., Mexico City, Mexico.

Daros Collection, Zurich, Switzerland Fundación ARCO, Museo Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain.

MuseoExtremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain.

San Diego Art Museum, San Diego, CA, USA.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria.

Ulrich Museum, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA.

University of California at Santa Barbara Museum, CA, USA.

Fredrick Weissman Foundation Beverly Hills, CA, USA.

Cincinnati Museum of Contemporary Art Cincinnati, OH, USA.