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Ana Mendieta at Alison Jacques, London: Closing, closing, closed!

by Suzanne on March 20th, 2010


On Giving Life by Ana Mendieta, 1975, colour photograph, 20.3 x 25.4 cm

So there's the MoMA going all "Uuuuh! Look at us! We have an exhibition webcam with Marina Abramović doing craaaaazy things on the shiny polished floor." and then there's those small, quiet galleries hidden away somewhere behind the BT Tower and almost impossible to find that don't need webcams but just a very poetic exhibition concept.


Untitled (Chicken Piece) by Ana Mendieta, 1972, super-8 colour, silent film, 6 minutes, 20 seconds

Alison Jacques Gallery is showing Ana Mendieta's Silueta and Silence for the very last day today. Go down there and see Ana dancing with skeletons, chickens, candles, fire and water or just grab a few free exhibition posters to Mendietafy your toilet!


Ñáñigo Burial by Ana Mendieta, 1976, forty-eight black ritual candles, 152.4 x 102.9 cm

Closing: Today, March 20, 2010, 6 PM

Address: Alison Jacques Gallery, 16-18 Berners Street, London, W1T 3LN, UK, tel: +44 (0) 20 7631 4720

Admission: Free

Online preview


Sweating Blood by Ana Mendieta, 1973, super-8 colour, silent film, 3 minutes

by suzanne_tumblr on March 20th, 2010

Ñáñigo Burial by Ana Mendieta, 1976, forty-eight black ritual candles, 152.4 x 102.9 cm - on show at Alison Jacques Gallery, London, until tomrrow.

by suzanne_tumblr on March 20th, 2010

On Giving Life by Ana Mendieta, 1975, colour photograph, 20.3 x 25.4 cm - on show at Alison Jacques Gallery, London, until tomrrow.

by suzanne_tumblr on March 19th, 2010

Sweating Blood by Ana Mendieta, 1973, super-8 colour, silent film, 3 minutes - on show at Alison Jacques Gallery, London, until tomrrow.

by suzanne_tumblr on March 19th, 2010

Untitled (Chicken Piece) by Ana Mendieta, 1972, super-8 colour, silent film, 6 minutes, 20 seconds - on show at Alison Jacques Gallery, London, until tomrrow.