Installation view of the exhibition, with Luna / Moon, 2015, at left and La seducción del fragmento / The Seductiveness of the Fragment, 2015, at right
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea

2015 has been an eventful year for Alexandre Arrechea. This spring, he presented his first solo museum exhibition in Havana: El mapa del silencio / The Map of Silence at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, coinciding with the opening of the 12th Havana Biennial.

Three days earlier, on May 20, Arrechea received the 2015 Artist of the Year award at a gala ceremony in Havana celebrating the first Farber Foundation Cuban Art Awards.

At the time, Arrechea mentioned that the $10,000 cash prize attached to the award would go toward producing his art.

Last month, he opened La seducción del fragmento / The Seductiveness of the Fragment, a solo show at Galería Casado Santapau in Madrid.

The works on view continue the exploration of visual themes and ideas seen in El mapa del silencio.

Here, a quick photo walk-through of Alexandre Arrechea: La seducción del fragmento / The Seductiveness of the Fragment, on view at Galería Casado Santapau through October 31.

Another view of the show with, from left: The Life of the Others (La vida de los otros), 2015; Forgotten Words, 2015; and Luna / Moon, 2015
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea
Alexandre Arrechea, Luna / Moon, 2015, at left, and La seducción del fragmento / The Seductiveness of the Fragment, 2015, at right
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea
Alexander Arrechea, Atomization-Window / Atomización-Ventana, 2015
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea
Alexander Arrechea, L2VED2CH3, 2015
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea
A view of the gallery with, from left, Forgotten Words; Moon / Luna; and L2VED2CH3, all 2015
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea
Alexandre Arrechea, Museum Glass / Cristal de museo, 2015
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea
Alexandre Arrechea, The Line as a deposit of illusions / La línea como depósito de ilusiones, 2015
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea
Installation view with Forgotten Words, 2015, at left and Moon / Luna, 2015, at right
Photo: Rafael García, courtesy Alexandre Arrechea

Here, one of the works from El mapa del silencio / The Map of Silence: a large-scale, multi-panel watercolor drawing dedicated to the people of Alamar, a district in Habana del Este that is dominated by prefab, Soviet-style housing projects.

In Havana, El mapa del silencio / The Map of Silence has been held over at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, where it runs through November.

In The Map of Silence: Alexandre Arrechea, Alamar, 2015
Courtesy The Farber Collection