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

Posted in Exhibitions / Openings / Signings, Moving Images, Performance Art, Photography by Suzanne on March 20th, 2010 | BBC Wikipedia

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

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