Ana Mendieta (18 November 1948 – 8 September 1985) was a Cuban-American artist famous for her performance art and "earth-body" sculptural, photographic, and video work.
Mendieta was born in Havana, Cuba but moved to the United States at a young age. In 1961, at the age of 13, she and her older s
Video, installation and performance artist Pipilotti Rist has been experimenting with new media since 1986. Rist uses multimedia to create enveloping sensory experiences for viewers. Her approach to making resonates with her multi-valent view of art. Rist told Frieze Magazine, "Art’s task is to c
French conceptual artist Sophie Calle explores intimate experience with cool detachment. She is known for bringing private lives into public spaces and her projects are often voyeuristic and confessional.
In 1979, Calle disguised herself and followed a man she met at a Paris party to Venice. She