In Ana Mendieta’s Anima, Silueta de Cohetes (Firework Piece), the artist’s silhouetted form is replicated as an effigy with blazing fireworks, the flickering embers gradually extinguishing until there is but a single spark left to stave off total darkness.


Anima, Silueta de Cohetes (Firework Piece)

Ana Mendieta

Playing as part of Wavelengths 1: The Fire Within

Image and artworks: courtesy of the Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC and Galerie Lelong, New York


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