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Unseen Mendieta The Unpublished Works of Ana Mendieta

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ISBN-10: 3791339664

ISBN-13: 9783791339665

Edition: 2008

Authors: Olga Viso, Olga M. Viso

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"Ana Mendieta (1948-1985) produced some of the most compelling images of body- and identity-oriented art of the 1970s. The tracks made by the artist dragging her blood-covered arms down a wall; the pigment-filled void of her silhouette pressed into a sandy beach, consumed by advancing waves; her bodily outline drawn by ignited gunpowder on the earth or set alight with fireworks against the night sky; and fetishistic goddess shapes molded in soil, adorned with flowers, resound in the histories of feminist art, performance and land art, and late twentieth-century Latin American art." "Despite major survey exhibitions by museums in the United States, Europe, and Latin America over the last…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.576
Language: English

Beyond the Visible
The Lure of Mexico
Rituals of Rebirth
Purifying Flame
Ancestral Return
In the Public Realm
Artist Statements
Additional Reading
Photography Credits