Ana Mendieta, Untitled from the Silueta series, 1973–77

Images of Ana Mendieta, Untitled from the Silueta series

A hole in the shape of a curvy human form with raised arms and bent elbows is dug into wet sand. Bright red pigment fills and spills out of the human-shaped hole.
Ana Mendieta, American, b. Cuba, 1948–1985
Untitled from the Silueta series, 1973–77
Silver dye-bleach print
Framed: 24 ¼ × 18 ¼ in. (61.6 × 46.4 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.46.2
. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.