Ana Mendieta was a groundbreaking feminist Cuban artist who is most know for her earth-body performances. She was born on November 18, 1948, in Havana, Cuba where she lived with her mother, father, and soon later her husband Carl Andre. Ana was a woman who didn’t care what others said or criticize her work and always made sure she was one with nature and the universe.
“My art is the way I establish the bounds that tie me to the universe.” – Ana Mendieta
This is narrative is written by Alyssa Lopez, MAS Student..
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