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Ana Mendieta, Alison Jacques Gallery | reviews, news & interviews

Ana Mendieta, Alison Jacques Gallery

Ana Mendieta, Alison Jacques Gallery

Mendieta produced subtle interventions in the landscape

Still from Untitled (Creek #2), San Felipe, Mexico 1974Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, courtesy of Gallerie Lelong and Alison Jacques Gallery

Works of art are usually quite easily recognisable: they’re in a frame, or on a pedestal, or (if it’s a particularly expensive one) there’s a security guard nearby. You’ll probably be in an art gallery or a smart private house too. But what about when the art is in the land? And moreover, when that art is almost too subtle to be noticed?

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