Ana Mendieta

American, Cuban born, 1948-1985

2,483 followers

Ana Mendieta

American, Cuban born, 1948-1985

2,483 followers

An influential artist best known for her “earth-body” performances, as she called them, Ana …

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An influential artist best known for her “earth-body” performances, as she called them, Ana Mendieta explored her identity as a female emigrant in work that also encompassed photography, film, and sculpture. Exiled from Cuba at the age of 12 and sent to an orphanage in Iowa, Mendieta used the earth as a site to …

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Solo show at a major institution
New Museum, and 3 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 5 more
Participated in a major biennial
Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, and 2 more
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