The Films of Anna Mendieta
The Cuban-born Ana Mendieta (1948–1985) was one of the most influential and innovative American artists of the postwar era. Her particular merging of sculpture, earth art, and performance, which she termed “earth-body art,” stands as a singular artistic expression. Her work crossed many borders, including artistic and time-based disciplines; geographical and political boundaries; and philosophical categories via the investigation of history, gender, and culture. Read more.