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Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta Art Talk and Opening Reception

February 27 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ana Mendieta, Creek, 1974, Super 8 film, color, silent. The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York

Ana Mendieta, Creek, 1974, Super 8 film, color, silent. The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York

Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta presents the largest number of artist Ana Mendieta’s films seen together in the U.S. Until now, many of Mendieta’s films have had only limited exposure. One of the most influential Cuban-American artists of post-World War II era, Mendieta’s synthesis of sculpture, earth art, and performance unflinchingly investigated what it means to be human.

5 pm: Art Talk by Raquel Cecilia Mendieta, the artist’s niece and film archivist for the Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection. Annual Stanley and Pearl Goodman Lecture on Latin American Art.

6 pm: Exhibition Opening Reception

Free for members, $15 for non-members. RSVP: hereemail or 954-262-0204.

 

The exhibition is organized by the Katherine E. Nash Gallery at the University of Minnesota and is made possible in part by the Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, the National Endowment for the Arts, a gift of Agnes Gund, the Harlan Boss Foundation for the Arts, the Epson Corporation and the Tierney Brothers Corporation.

The exhibition in Fort Lauderdale is supported by Hudson Family Foundation, Scott and Holly Bodenweber, and ArtesMiami Inc.