Archives 2nd half of 2013
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This autumn, Hayward Gallery presents Ana Mendieta: Traces, re-
Exhibition 24 September -
The exhibition at Hayward Gallery, the first in a UK public institution solely devoted to the artist, will show the full breadth of Ana Mendieta's work. Mendieta was part of a generation of innovative artists whose work no longer fitted the conventions of exhibition making and collecting art. Covering her entire career, and revealing different facets of her unique practice, this timely exhibition will position Mendieta as a singular figure from art history, reveal the creative mind of the artist, and convey the legacy of her work as well as its relevance for artists today.
One of the focal points of the exhibition will be the re-
Mendieta's short career was prolific and began with an accomplished and influential body of work that she created as a graduate student at the University of Iowa. During this time, Mendieta became interested in the relationship between performative rituals and sculpture and important motifs for her life-
Ana Mendieta, Untitled (Silueta series, Mexico), 1976 © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York