Name Descriptor: Mendieta, Ana, 1948-1985×
  • Ana Mendieta
    Mendieta, Ana
    1978
    In this short, early artist statement, Cuban-born artist Ana Mendieta explains that the first part of her life was spent in Cuba from where she believes her interest in primitive art and culture probably originated. As a child growing up in Cuba, she [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 848020

  • Ana Mendieta : the formative years
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2003
    This magazine article addresses Ana Mendieta’s early work during her graduate studies at the University of Iowa in the early 1970s. The article argues that though Mendieta’s work has been extensively analyzed, this period in her [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343959

  • Ana Mendieta's Iowa Years 1970-1980
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2004
    This exhibition essay charts Ana Mendieta’s artistic trajectory between 1970 and 1980, including her tenure at the University of Iowa (where she completed two master’s degrees: one in painting and one in intermedia), her time in Mexico, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343975

  • Culture and survival
    Cockcroft, Eva
    1983
    This is the transcript of an interview between Eva Cockcroft, writer of the journal Art & Artists, and Juan Sanchez—Nuyorican artist and curator of the exhibition Ritual and Rhythm: Visual Forces For Survival (1982)—as well as a couple of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 820949

  • Finding the lost steps : the principles of art and the art of principles in the cuban revolution (1959-1980)
    Nuez, Iván de la
    1996
    Iván de la Nuez’s entry for the exhibition catalog Cuba siglo XX: Modernidad y sincretismo [Twentieth-Century Cuba: Modernity and Syncretism] focuses on Cuban art made on the island as well as art made in exile from the onset of the 1959 Cuban [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 847620

  • Mestizaje and the postmodern Latino aesthetic
    Lindsay, Arturo
    1993
    In this essay, Arturo Lindsay documents the confluence of Post-modernism in the U.S. and the mestizaje [racial and cultural intermingling] of Latinos in order to create a “Latino aesthetic”—one that is grounded in syncretic spiritual beliefs. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 848970

  • Re-membering identity : vision of connections
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    1990
    Curator Julia Herzberg’s exhibition essay for The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s explores the construct of “identity” in the art of the 1980s. It discusses the twenty-five Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, Latin American [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1343879

  • Recapturing history : the (Un)official story in contemporary latin american art
    Torruella Leval, Susana
    1992
    In this document, curator and art historian Susana Torruella Leval considers works by several artists whose practices reflect an interest in articulating a particular historical consciousness that is tied to their cultural identity as Latin Americans [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127224

  • Ritual in performance
    Herzberg, Julia P.
    2008
    This exhibition essay discusses several Central American and Caribbean artists who draw on rituals in their performative works, including Ernesto Pujol, María Magdalena Campos-Pons, José Bedia, Pepón Osorio, Tania Bruguera, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1344103

  • Teoría y práctica de las artes no objetualistas en América Latina
    Acha, Juan, 1916-1995
    1981
    In “Teoría y prácticas no-objetualistas en América Latina” [Non-Objectualist Theory and Practice in Latin America], Juan Acha, the Peruvian art critic who lived in Mexico, explains the basis of his theory concerning Latin American artistic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1088533

  • Transnational cuban art
    Farris Thompson, Robert
    1991
    The prominent scholar Robert Farris Thompson examines in this essay the presence of Afro-Cuban culture in the artworks featured in the 1991–1992 exhibition Cuba-USA: The First Generation. Thompson discusses the photographs of Ramón Guerrero, which [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 848039