Alejandro Cartagena

Cartagena

Alejandro Cartagena is a Mexican artist born in 1977 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He lives and works in Monterrey, in northeastern Mexico. His projects employ landscape and portraiture as a means to examine social, urban and environmental issues. His work has been exhibited internationally in spaces including the Fondation Cartier pour l'art Contemporain in Paris and the Center for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona. His work is part of public and private collections including the SFMOMA in San Francisco, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the Harry Ransom Center at UT Texas and the Eastman Museum in Rochester NY and among others.

Alejandro is a self-publisher and co-editor and has created several award-winning titles including Los Sumergidos (self-published, 2019), Santa Barbara Shame on US (Skinnerboox, 2017), A Guide to Infrastructure and Corruption, (The Velvet Cell, 2017), Rivers of Power, (Newwer, 2016), Santa Barbara Return Jobs to US, (Skinnerboox, 2016), Before the War, (self-published, 2015), Carpoolers, (self-published with support of the FONCA Grant, 2014), and Suburbia Mexicana, (Daylight/ Photolucida, 2010).

His work has been published internationally in magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, Le Monde, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Nowness, Domus, the Financial Times, and Wallpaper magazine. Cartagena has received several awards including the international Photolucida Critical Mass Book Award, the Lente Latino award in Chile and the Premio IILA-FotoGrafia Award in Rome.

 

"We Are Things" images are available as 11 x 14" unique silver gelatin collages for $1800.
 
Please call: (312) 266-2350 for prices of specific pieces.
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Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [10], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [15], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [16], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [17], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [21], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [23], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [27], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [2], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [34], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [38], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [42], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [60], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [71], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
Carpoolers [73], 2011-2012
Alejandro Cartagena
We Are Things #93, 2020
Alejandro Cartagena
We Are Things #94, 2020
Alejandro Cartagena
We Are Things #95, 2020
Alejandro Cartagena
We Are Things #96, 2020