Alejandro Cardenas

  • , View from the Western Terrace, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    122.1 x 91.6 cm
    48 1/8 x 36 1/8 in
  • , The Return, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    122.1 x 91.6 cm
    48 1/8 x 36 1/8 in
  • , The house at Los Lagos, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    122.1 x 91.6 cm
    48 1/8 x 36 1/8 in
  • , If anything could be learned, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    121.9 x 165.1 cm
    48 x 65 in
  • , If this were to continue, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    121.9 x 165.1 cm
    48 x 65 in
  • , If it's nothing, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    91.4 x 121.9 cm
    36 x 48 in
  • , The tail of If, 2020
    121.9 x 91.4 cm
    48 x 36 in
  • , If it strikes, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    101.6 x 81.3 cm
    40 x 32 in
  • , If it’s just surface, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    101.6 x 81.3 cm
    40 x 32 in
  • , Atacamite Hall 2, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    101.6 x 81.3 cm
    40 x 32 in
  • , Atacamite Hall 3, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    101.6 x 81.3 cm
    40 x 32 in
  • , Atacamite Hall 1, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    101.6 x 81.3 cm
    40 x 32 in
  • , Atacamite Hall 4, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    101.6 x 81.3 cm
    40 x 32 in
  • , The doorway, 2021
    Acrylic on canvas
    101.6 x 81.3 cm
    40 x 32 in
  • , Continuous Sentry and Sea Krait, 2021
    Lacquered aluminum
    180 x 110 x 4 cm; 70 7/8 x 43 1/4 x 1 5/8 in
    Base: 90 x 60 x 2 cm; 35 3/8 x 23 5/8 x 3/4 in
  • , Sea Krait Gerwalk mode, 2021
    Lacquered aluminum
    100 x 60 x 4 cm; 39 3/8 x 23 5/8 x 1 5/8 in
    Base: 30 x 50 x 2 cm; 11 3/4 x 19 3/4 x 3/4 in

Alejandro Cardenas (b. 1977, Santiago, Chile) completed his BFA at the Cooper Union School of Art in 2000. Before becoming a full time studio painter, Cardenas had a successful career as a multimedia artist, working in illustration, graphic design, and videography. For over a decade he served as the lead textile designer and art director for the influential fashion label Proenza Schouler. He was also a founding member of Lansing-Dreiden, a New York-based transdisciplinary art collective that produced musical albums, a literary journal, and artworks. Reviews of his art and design projects have appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, and Another Magazine. Cardenas currently lives and works in Los Angeles.


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