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Ana Mendieta in London

September 24 – December 15, 2013

 

Hayward Gallery
Southbank Centre
Belveder Rd
London

Using her own body, together with elemental materials such as blood, fire, earth and water, Ana Mendieta creates visceral performances and ephemeral ‘earth-body’ sculptures that combine ritual with metaphors about life, death, rebirth and spiritual transformation. ‘I wanted my images to have power, to be magic,’ she said. ‘I decided that for the images to have magic qualities I had to work directly with nature.’

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Ana Mendieta – A Cuban Revolutionary

January 30 – May 5, 2013

Castelo di Rivoli
Turin

To coincide with the world premiere of “Itali-ana, Mendieta in Rome”, a documentary film on Ana Mendieta’s work during her residence at the American Academy in Rome, the Castello di Rivoli is mounting “Ana Mendieta: She Got Love,” the first large European retrospective dedicated to the Cuban artist.

Link:Castelo di Rivoli

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The Miami Art Fairs

December 6 – 9, 2012

This is the biggest week end for Art in Miami. More than 1,000 galleries will participate in more than 20 fairs.  There will be a good representation of Cuban American Artists. The biggest and oldest of these fairs is:

Art Basel
1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach

Galleries exhibiting Cuban American Artists at Art Basel are:

Lehman Maupin –  Teresita Fernandez

Lisson Gallery- Allora & Calzadilla, Carmen Herrera

Fredric Snitzer – Jose Bedia, Maria Martinez-Cañãs, Cristina Lei-Rodriguez

Lehman Gallery – Ana Mendieta

Rhona Hoffman Gallery- Luis Gispert

 

LInk:>>Art collecting.com

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Ana Mendieta in Context: Public and Private Work at the De la Cruz Collection

Thursday September 27, 2012 – 7:30 PM

De la Cruz Collection
23 NE 41st Street
Miami, FL 33137

Cesar Trasobares will present an illustrated overview of Ana Mendieta’s development as an artist with an emphasis on the work she executed in Miami from 1981 to 1983. The talk will cover the contexts of Mendieta’s body of work (site, performance, video, drawing and sculpture), including references to the work of other artists as well as examples of the historic and anthropological sources of her iconography.

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Ana Mendieta -The art of the feminine at the Newark Museum

The portrayal of girls and women through the lenses of female photographers is explored in the exhibition “In Her Eyes: Women Behind and in Front of the Camera,” opening at the Newark Museum on Sept. 12.
Drawn from the Museum’s extensive photography collection, the works in this exhibition range from the mid-twentieth century to contemporary by such well-known artists as Cindy Sherman, Sally Mann, Dorothea Lange, Lalla Essaydi and Ana Mendieta

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Art Basel Switzerland

June 13 – 17, 2012

Basel, Switzerland

In Switzerland, nearly $2 billion worth of art from 300 top-tier international galleries is up for sale this week. Richter, Calder, Twombly and Hirst are among the big-names with big price tags lining booths at Art Basel, the world’s biggest and oldest modern and contemporary art fair.

Included in the big-names with big price tags are some artists of Cuban origin exhibited by important galleries from the US and Europe including Ana Mendieta, Teresita Fernandez, Carmen Herrera, and Allora and Calzadilla among others.

Click on Read more below to visit online catalogue.

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Caribbean – Crossroads of the World

June 12, 2012 to January 13, 2013

El Museo del Barrio
Queens Museum of Art
The Studio Museum in Harlem

In an unprecedented collaboration organized by the these 3 museums, CARIBEEAN: Crossroad of the World an ambitious and trailblazing exhibition, will highlight over two hundred years of rarely seen works.

Works by Jose Bedia,  Agustin Cardenas, Ana Mendieta, Glexis Novoa, Amelia Pelaez, Wilfredo Lam , Lopez Dirube, the spanish born cuban painter Landaluze, and the very American painter born in Cuba Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

“For the first time ever, this project will examine the impact of Africa, South Asia and Europe on the visual culture of the Caribbean, including painters that were part of the Impressionists and Surrealists in France,” notes Caribbean: Crossroads director Elvis Fuentes. With this show, he says, “the public will realize how intertwined the Caribbean and American experiences truly are.”

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Christie’s – Auction results

The Latin American auction sale at Christie’s in NYC completed a few hours ago.

Virgilio Garza, Head of Latin American Paintings at Christie’s commented: “Major records for modern and contemporary Latin American works were set….  The sale was led by Matta’s La révolte des contraires, which realized $5 million, against the high estimate of $2.5 million, and set a world auction record for the artist, a long overdue recognition for one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

To view the results press on read more below.

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Christie’s Latin American Art Sale

The Christie’s Auction brings an incredible collection of Cuban Art of the Diaspora including work by Jose Bedia, Ana Mendieta, Ruben Torres Llorca, Tomas Sanchez, Julio Larraz, and others.  The work of Cuban Grandmasters  like Cundo Bermudez, Lolo Soldevilla and Rene Portocarrero can also be viewed.  The e-catalogue can be viewed by clicking on Read More below and using the e-catalogue button.

Christie’s NY
NY, NY
20 Rockefeller Plaza
Auction Date: May 22, 2012
Viewing: May 19, 10 am – 5 PM
May 20, 1 – 5 PM
May 21, 10- 5 PM

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Ana Mendieta- Body Tracks

March 24 – May 13, 2012

MSVU Art Gallery
166 Bedford Highway
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Hours:Tuesday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Body Tracks foregrounds the life and art of Ana Mendieta (1948-1985), who despite being a prolific performance and body artist from the 1970s is unknown to many artists under forty. Her career serves as an illustration of feminist art practices of the 1970s and the backlash against that movement in the mid 1980s.

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