My art is inextricably tied to science. I have a BSc in Anatomy & Cell Biology that predates my BFA. I left the world of science because I was interested not only in what the body looks like or how it works – I wanted to find out more about what makes us who we are. What does the experie
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
Carolee Schneemann, multidisciplinary artist. Transformed the definition of art, especially discourse on the body, sexuality, and gender. The history of her work is characterized by research into archaic visual traditions, pleasure wrested from suppressive taboos, the body of the artist in dynamic re