Ana Mendieta: Traces

24 September – 15 December 2013, Hayward Gallery

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Installation view: Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013. Artwork © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Photo: Linda Nylind (2013) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Ana Mendieta: Traces was the first UK retrospective of Mendieta’s provocative and radically inventive work. Spanning her entire career, the exhibition focused on the artist’s main body of work, the Siluetas series, made using her own body, together with elemental materials such as earth, water, blood and fire.

Installation view: Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013. Artwork © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Photo: Linda Nylind (2013) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

In addition to sculptures, films, photographs, drawings, personal writings and notebooks, the exhibition included an extensive research room with hundreds of photographic slides, which shed new light on the way that the artist worked, as well as the ways in which she documented her own practice.

Installation view: Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013. Artwork © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Photo: Linda Nylind (2013) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Installation view: Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013. Artwork © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Photo: Linda Nylind (2013) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Exhibition Guide for Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013 Exhibition Guide for Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013 (2013) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Exhibition guide for Ana Mendieta: Traces.

Installation Plan for Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013 (2013) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Installation plan for Ana Mendieta: Traces.

Press Release for Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013 Press Release for Ana Mendieta: Traces, Hayward Gallery, 2013 (2013) by Hayward GalleryHayward Gallery

Press release for Ana: Mendieta Traces.

Hayward Gallery Exhibition Trailer: Ana Mendieta, Traces (2013)Hayward Gallery

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