Documentation and Artwork, 1972-1985 by Cuban-American Artist Ana Mendieta at Galerie Lelong

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NEW YORK, NY.- Galerie Lelong presents its eighth exhibition of the work of Ana Mendieta, entitled “Ana Mendieta: Documentation and Artwork, 1972¬–1985,” which marks the 25th anniversary of the artist’s death at the age of 36. On view will be original photographs, slides and other materials from the artist’s archive that have never been exhibited, along with rarely seen photographs, drawings, sculpture and recently restored films. The exhibition will span Mendieta’s entire career, from her explorations as a student in Iowa in the early ‘70s to her works in the mid-‘80s made while living in Rome as an accomplished artist, and will examine a number of significant motifs that recur throughout her work including blood, fire, and concealment. Mendieta returned to these elements in a number of series and projects, each time considering a different