Ana Mendieta - New Now New York Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998

  • Exhibited

    Santiago de Compostela, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Ana Mendieta, July 23 – October 13, 1996, no. 2, pp. 19, 255 (another example exhibited and illustrated, p. 19)
    Kunstmuseum Luzern, Ana Mendieta: Body Tracks, October 19, 2002 – February 23, 2003, no. 3, pp. 8-9, 91, 140 (another example exhibited and illustrated, pp. 8-9)
    Bratislava, Slovak National Gallery, Autopoesis, June 21 - September 3, 2006, pp. 98-99 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; Washington, D.C., National Museum of Women in the Arts; New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center; Vancouver Art Gallery, WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, March 4, 2007 - January 18, 2009, pp. 266, 504 (another example exhibited and illustrated, p. 266)
    London, Hayward Gallery; Salzburg, Museum der Moderne, Ana Mendieta: Traces, September 24, 2013 – July 6, 2014, pp. 74-75, 234 (another example exhibited and illustrated, pp. 74-75)
    Long Beach, University Art Museum, California State University, GOLDMINE: Contemporary Works from the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold, February 5 - April 10, 2011, pp. 27, 59 (illustrated, p. 27)

  • Literature

    Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance, 1972-1985, exh. cat., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 2004, p. 137 (another example illustrated)
    Maxine Kirsty Sapsford, "Ana Mendieta: Traces", Candid Magazine, October 2, 2013, online (another example illustrated)
    Noah Becker, "New York Art Collectors You Should Know: A Visit With Michael and Sirje Gold", White Hot Magazine, 2016, online (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “I decided that for the images to have magic qualities… I had to go to the source of life.”
    Ana Mendieta

Property from the Collection of Sirje Helder Gold and Michael O. Gold


Untitled (Glass on Body Imprints)

each stamped "Ana Mendieta Raquel Mendieta Harrington Administratix of The Estate" on the reverse; each further numbered "6P0641-[A/B/C/D/E/E], Ed #6/10" on the reverse
suite of six color photographs
(i-ii) 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.)
(iii-vi) 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.)

Photographed in 1972 and printed in 1997, this work is number 6 from an edition of 10.

$35,000 - 45,000 

Sold for $60,000

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New York Auction 28 February 2018