Galerie Lelong - New York

Ana Mendieta

(American/Cuban, 1948–1985)

body tracks by ana mendieta

Ana Mendieta

Body Tracks, 1974

film stills from untitled (blood sign #1) by ana mendieta

Ana Mendieta

Film stills from Untitled (Blood Sign #1), 1974

ochún (film stills) by ana mendieta

Ana Mendieta

Ochún (film stills), 1981

untitled by ana mendieta

Ana Mendieta


untitled (glass on body imprints – face) (detail) by ana mendieta

Ana Mendieta

Untitled (Glass on Body Imprints – Face) (detail), 1972



Born: Havana, Cuba
Received M.F.A. from University of Iowa
Died: New York City


Interventions in the Landscape, Galerie Lelong, New York, New York
“Ana Mendieta: Blood and Fire,” Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
“Surreal/Subjective: Recent Photographic Gifts From Alumni,” The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York
“TRA: The Edge of Becoming,” Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
“Staging Action: Performance in Photography since 1960,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
“GOLDMINE: Contemporary Works From the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold,” University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, California
“Art and Confrontation in Latin America: 1910-2010,” Palacio de Bellas Artes and Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, Mexico
“Ana Mendieta: Documentation and Artwork,1972-1985,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York (solo)
“Where is Ana Mendieta? Donde esta Ana Mendieta? 25 Years Later – AnExhibition and Symposium,” Fales Library, New York University, New York, NewYork (solo)
“Case Studies from the Bureau of Contemporary Art,” New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico


Viso, Olga M., Ana Mendieta: Earth Body, published by Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and Hatje Cantz in conjunction with the traveling retrospective
Blocker, Jane, Where is Ana Mendieta, Identity, Performativity, and Exile, Duke University Press, 1999
Ana Mendieta, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compestela, published in conjunction with the traveling retrospective exhibition, with essays by: Donald Kuspit, Raquelin Mendieta, Charles Merewether, Gloria Moure, Mary Sabbatino.
Ana Mendieta: 1948 - 1985, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland, 1996, with essays by: Tuula Karjalainen, Raqulin Mendieta, Mary Sabbatino
Clearwater, Bonnie. Ana Mendieta: A Book of Works, published by Grassfield Press Inc., Miami, Florida.
Ana Mendieta: The 'Silueta' Series, 1973-1980, published by Galerie Lelong, New York, with text by Mary Jane Jacob.
Ana Mendieta: A Retrospective, published by The New Museum of Contemporary Art, with essays by: Petra Barreras del Rio, John Perreault, Marcia Tucker