Category Archives: Ana Mendieta

Contemporary Performance Art in Cuba

This entry will focus on contemporary performance art within Cuba through the works of Ana Mendieta and Tania Bruguera. Performance art, which is typically presented live in front of an audience, has always challenged more conventional forms of art such … Continue reading

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Latin American Culture and Identity: Distorted by the West or Unique Hybridization?

Western cultural ideals relating to Latin art had a significant influence on Latin American artists and caused Latin American artists to express their own cultural ideals based on politics and the shifting social organization as a result of this cultural … Continue reading

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