Ana Mendieta

1948–1985

Ana Mendieta, ‘Blood + Feathers’ 1974
Blood + Feathers 1974
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Ana Mendieta (November 18, 1948 – September 8, 1985) was a Cuban-American performance artist, sculptor, painter and video artist who is best known for her "earth-body" artwork. Born in Havana, Mendieta left for the United States in 1961.

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