Grants

Category mendieta

2002 $25,000

Ana Mendieta1948-1985

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Whitney Museum of American Art
Location
New York, NY

$10,000 to host Ana Mendieta: A Retrospective, organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and overseen by Whitney curator Marla Prather. In addition to Mendieta’s better-known sculptures and photographs, this exhibition will feature several works never before included in museum exhibitions, including certain earth sculptures, large performance-related works on paper, bark carvings and Rupestrian etchings.

Ana Mendieta1948-1985

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Smithsonian Institution - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Location
Washington, DC

$15,000 for Ana Mendieta: A Retrospective, a traveling exhibition on the artist with a monograph and related programs, organized by museum curator Olga M. Viso. Born in Cuba and raised in the United States, Mendieta made sculptures and earthworks based on mythic female forms, influenced by Cuban and Mexican spiritual traditions. Her “interventions” in nature included materials such as rock formations, tree trunks, roots, leaves, debris, sand, and water.

2001 $7,500

Ana Mendieta1948-1985

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Location
Los Angeles, CA

$7,500 to acquire for the museum’s permanent collection the 1978 photograph Untitled, (from the Silueta Series) as well as six photographs from Volcano Series No. 2, 1979. Born in Cuba and raised in the United States, Mendieta made sculptures and earthworks based on mythic female forms and influenced by Cuban and Mexican spiritual traditions. Her “interventions” into nature included materials such as rock formations, tree trunks, roots, leaves, debris, sand, and water.

1999 $10,000

Ana Mendieta1948-1985

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Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art - University of Texas at Austin
Location
Austin, TX

$10,000 to acquire a series of ten photo etchings from 1981, Rupestrian Sculptures, for the Museum’s permanent collection. Born in Cuba and raised in the United States, Mendieta made the photo etchings to document a series of female figures that she carved into Cuban cliffs and cave walls. They are often interpreted as exploring primal and personal relationships between her body, the earth and art.

1997 $15,000

Ana Mendieta1948-1985

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Museum of Contemporary Art
Location
Los Angeles, CA

$15,000 toward the acquisition of Silueta Series in Mexico, a portfolio of photographs by Ana Mendieta, documenting the use of her body in a series of performative outdoor sculptural installations done in the 1970s. These images will be included in an exhibition, organized by project curator Alma Ruiz. Born in Cuba and raised in the United States, Mendieta made sculptures and earthworks based on mythic female forms, influenced by Cuban and Mexican spiritual traditions. Her “interventions” into nature included materials such as rock formations, tree trunks, roots, leaves, debris, sand, and water.

Total: $57,500