Los Carpinteros

Los Carpinteros, Cuban, founded 1991

Escalera (Stairs), 1997

Colored woodcut on paper

Gift of CVI Art Management and

Art for Education


Los Carpinteros (The Carpenters) is an artist collective based in Havana, Cuba. Originally a trio, Alexandre Arrechea, Dagoberto Rodriguez Sanchez and Marco Antonio Castillo Valdes often incorporate humor into their work. The artists are known for creating visual contradictions and exploring themes such as functional versus impractical.