During her short career, Ana Mendieta (1948-85) created a body of work that was provocative and radically inventive. Using her own body, together with elemental 'earth-body' sculptures exploting life, death, rebirth and spiritual transformation. Born in Cuba, but sent to the US as a child, much of her art expresses the pain and rupture of cultural displacement and exile.
Filled with new imagery, ephemera and scholarship, Ana Mendieta: Traces provides a comprehensive introduction to this major twentieth-century artist, as essential for Mendieta experts as for those coming to her work for the first time.
Ed. Stephanie Rosenthal and Sabine Breitwieser for the Museum der Moderne Salzburg with essays from the autors Stephanie Rosenthal, Adrian Heathfield and Julia Bryan-Wilson.
English Edition, Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2014 27,1 x 22,4 cm, 240 p.,
282 color- and 54 b-w- fig.