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.