Alexandre Arrechea

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Né à Trinidad, Cuba, en 1970 / Born in Trinidad, Cuba, in 1970

Il est diplômé de « l’Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) » de La Havane en 1994. Pendant 12 ans, Alexandre Arrechea fit parti du collectif Los Carpinteros qu’il quitta en 2003 pour poursuivre sa carrière indépendamment.

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.


EXPOSITIONS PERSONNELLES / SOLO SHOWS (Selection)

2016
Jerarquias Negadas, Galería Habana, La Habana, Cuba

2015
The seduction of the fragment, Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain
The map of silence, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.

2014
The Map and The Fact, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, New York, USA
Colaboration With Hermès Ibéria, Madrid, Spain

2013
Park Avenue Mall Project, New York, USA
DOS, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
No limits, Phillips, New York, USA

2012
Twisted Horizon, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, USA

2011
The Sacrificed Object, Galería CASADO SANTAPAU, Madrid, Spain

2010
The Global Africa Project, Museum of arts and design, New York, USA
Orange Tree, Bronx Museum, New York, USA
Evasive, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France
Elasticity, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, USA
The Rules Of Play, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah and Atlanta, GA, USA
Ideational Architecture, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, USA
Alexandre Arrechea, Ice Box Project Space in conjunction with Philagrafika 2010, Philadelphia, USA
ENERO10, Casado-Santa-Pau Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Black Sun, NASDAQ Billboard, Times Square Arts, Time Square, NY, USA

2009
Everything, Something, Nothing, CAB de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
A Day After The Future, Galeria Villa Manuela, Havana, Cuba

2008
Suicide landscape, Casado-Santa-Pau Gallery, Madrid, Spain
American University Museum at the Katzen, Washington, DC, USA

2007
What Could Happen If I Lie?, Magnan Projects, New York, USA
Scalpel and Cotton, Contemporary Links 5, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, USA
Defeated Space, Casado-Santa-pau Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2006
Perpetual Free Entrance, Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain
The Limit, Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Alarma, Special Project Booth, ART212 (shown by Magnan Projects), New York, USA

2005
DUST, Magnan Projects, New York, USA
POLVO, Miramar Trade Center, Havana, Cuba
Three New Spaces, PULSE Art Fair (shown by Magnan Projects), Miami, USA
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, USA
Sudor, Proyecto de arte público, Havana, Cuba


EXPOSITIONS COLLECTIVES / GROUP SHOWS (Selection)

2016
Katrina Chairs, Coachella valley Music & Art festival, California, USA
La Madre de Todas las Artes, Centro Wifredo lam, La Habana , Cuba

2015
Non esistono oggetti brutti – Galleria Bianconi, Milan, Italia
Iconocracia – Fotografía cubana contemporánea / Sala Norte – ARTIUM – Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
1,305 Millas: Atemporal, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, USA
Round 42, The One and The Many : A Self-Portrait in Seven Parts, Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas, USA
Heaven and Hell. Magic carpets and drones, Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium

2014
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada
Beyond the Supersquare, Bronx Museum, New York, USA
Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA
Somos, sois, eres, soy, Museo Würth, La Rioja, Spain
Tom Sachs, Barry McGee, Alexandre Arrechea, Art Basel Miami Beach, Floride, USA
Dilated Biography : Contemporary Cuban Narratives, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA

2013
¡Oye, Mira! Reflective Approaches in Contemporary Latin American Video Art,
 Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA
Detrás del Muro (Behind the Wall), The 8th Floor, New York, USA
Politics: I don’t like it, 
but it likes me, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland
Building Bacardi: Architecture, Art and Identity, Coral Gables Museum, Miami, USA

2012-2013
Against The Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art and Craft, The Mint Museum and Museum of Art and Design,
New York, USA

2012
Message from La Habana: Seven Contemporary Cuban Artists,
 Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
Who More Sci-Fi Than Us, contemporary art from the Caribbean, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
11th HAVANA BIENNIAL, Havana, Cuba

2011-2012
ADJOINING ISLANDS, The Cuban Pavilion in Manhattan, New York, USA

2011
No one listens, Iveah gardens, Dublin Contemporary, Ireland
The Draughtsman’s Contract Curator, Carlo’s Studio, Madrid, Spain
Fear, Salon de Vortex, Ithakis 24, Kipseli, Athens, Greece
Cuba mon amour, Venice Biennial, Cuban Pavillon, Venice, Italy
Hola Havana, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
, USA
Cuba Now, 21c Museum, Louisville, USA

2010
Global Africa Project, Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA
Jing’an International Sculpture Project, Shanghai, China
PortugalArte 10, Lisbon, Portugal
Announcing Magnan Metz, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, USA
EN OTRA DIMENSIóN, Galeria Habana, Havana, Cuba
Does The Angle Between Two Walls Have A Happy Ending?, Galeria Federica Schiavo, Rome, Italy
XXXI Biennial de Pontevedra UTROPICOS, Centro America y CaribeSexto 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
Prospect.1 New Orleans, New Orleans, USA
MACO, México International Art Fair, Centro Banamex, Mexico D.F.
Informed by Function, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA
Cuba: Artists Experience Their Country, Hunterdon Museum, USA
Elefante Negro, Museo Diego Rivera, Anahuacalli, Mexico D.F.
The Prisioner’s dilemma, Fontanals-Cisneros (CIFO) Collection, Miami, USA

2007
MOMA N.Y. New Perspectives in Latin American Art, USA
Tomorrow, Artsonje Center and Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Caribbean Encounters, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA
Killing Time, An exhibition of Cuban Artists from the 1980’s to the Present, Exit Art, New York, USA
Cintas Fellowship Finalist Exhibition, The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University,
Miami, USA
We Are Your Future, Special Project at the 2nd Moscow Biennial of the Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

2006
IMPAKT FESTIVAL, 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, USA
Scope: Contemporary Cuban Video/Film, co–presented by Emmedia Gallery and May Works Festival, Calgary, Canada
Inaugural Exhibition, Magnan Projects, New York, USA
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! Program of Cuban video, Liverpool Biennal, UK
Festival of Independent Film & Video, Toronto, Canada


COLLECTIONS

MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
MOCA,Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, USA
Fidelity Art Collection, London, England
Artist Pension Trust, New York, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Arizona State University, ASU, Art Museum, Tempe, USA
Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo A.C., Mexico City, Mexico
Cincinnati Museum of Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, USA
CIFO, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA
Daros Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
Ellipse Foundation, Portugal, Spain
Fredrick Weissman Foundation, Beverly Hills, USA
Fundación ARCO, Museo Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA, USA
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
The Margulies Collection, Miami, USA
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, USA
San Diego Art Museum, USA
Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Ulrich Museum, Wichita State University, USA
University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
MUDAM Luxembourg, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
MAM. Museo de Arte de Miami, USA
Artnow International, San Francisco, USA
CAB (Cento de Arte Burgos) Burgos, Spain
Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, USA
The Farber Collection, USA
Museo del Barrio. New York, USA
Fort Lauderdale Museum, Miami, USA
Arizona State University, ASU Art Museum, USA
Würth Museum, La Rioja, España. 
Pizzuti Collection, USA


PRIX & RÉSIDENCES / AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2011
“Defeated Space” San Francisco Art Institute, USA

2005
Braziers International. Oxfordshire, England, UK

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

2000
Prize. Fomento de las Artes, UNESCO, 7ma Bienal de la Habana, Havana, Cuba

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

1995-96
Endowment. Departamento de Exposiciones y Colecciones, Ministerio de Cultura Español, Madrid, Spain


BIBLIOGRAPHIE / BIBLIOGRAPHY (Selection)

Jan Garden Castro, « Contradiction is My Love, A Conversation with Alexandre Arrechea, » Sculpture Magazine, November 1, 2014.
Stephen Knudsen, « Alexandre Arrechea: No Limits, » ARTPULSE, n°15, vol 4, 2013.
Herrera Téllez, Adriana. « Alexandre Arrechea, THE CARNIVALESQUE CONFRONTING POWER, » Arte Al Dia International, n° 135, june 2011.
« Alexandre Arrechea : Artist to watch, »The Art Economist, volume 1, n°7, 2011.
BAMbill, June 2011.
CONTEMPORAIN(s), n°12, Oct-Dec 2010.
ARTnews, Mar 2010.
« Souffle de création, » L’Express, October 23, 2010, p.59.
Bellet, Harry. « Belleville tout en art, » Le Monde, October 4, 2010.
Fox, Catherine. « Instability a running theme in exhibit, » The Atlanta Journal, June 4, 2010.
McCormick, Carlo. « American Abyss, » Artnet, 2010.
Richard Leslie. « The Emerging Dialogue of Social Idenity, » Art Nexus, Apr 2009.
Smith, Roberta. « In Katrina’s Wake, a New Biennial, » The New York Times, Sep 2008.
Guha, Rohin. “Mistrust at Our Nation’s Capital, » BlackBook Mag, Sep 2008.
Gould Keil, Jennifer. « Mad Woman, Museum Boss shows off personal collection, » New York Post, Sep 25, 2008.
Fuentes, Elvis. « Magnan Projects, New York, » Arte al Dia, Jan 2008.
Hoban, Phoebe. « What could happen if I lie, » Art News, Dec 2007.
Picard, Charmaine. « Cuban artists denied entry to United States: Is clampdown part of the war of terror?, » The Art Newspaper, Oct 2007.
Holland, Cotter. « Infinite Island Caribbean Visions of Tropical Paradise and Protest, » The New York Times, Aug 2007.
Schneider Enriquez, Mary. « Alexandre Arrechea, » Art Nexus, Jan 2007.
Dieguez Elvia. « Alexandre Arrechea, » Art Nexus, Oct 2006.
Burgaleta Larson. Maria, « Alexandre Arrechea/ Magnan Projects, » Art News, May 2006.
Villasmil, Alejandra. « MagnanProjects, New York, » Art al Dia, May 2006.
Kartofel, Graciela. « Alexandre Arrechea, » Art Nexus, Apr 2006.
El Mundo, Jan 2005.
Calirman, Claudia. « Being Watched, » Arte al Dia, Jan 2005.