Where Is Ana Mendieta? In Long Beach, Kind of

Ana Mendieta has become a hashtag for women artists' (in)visibility in museum programming.
A group called WHEREISANAMENDIETA protested the Tate's and MOCA's Carl Andre show (2016-17). Andre, Mendieta's husband, is widely blamed for her mysterious death. Male curators and museum directors are widely blamed for the mysterious fact that there has not been a retrospective of Mendieta's brief though influential career.

The Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, will cover the influential part with "Extracorporeal: Contemporary Latin American + Latino Art." Pegged to the 70th anniversary of Mendieta's birth, it's a group show of five contemporary artists influenced by Mendieta: Carmen Argote, Tadeo Muleiro, Antonio Paucar, Daniela Riojas, and Roberto TondopĆ³. Curated by Edward Hayes, it runs March 24–July 29, 2018.

Shown, a still from Antonio Paucar's video Suspendido en un QueƱua (2014).

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