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Ana Mendieta

Born: 18-Nov-1948
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: 8-Sep-1985
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Defenestration
Remains: Cremated, Cedar Rapids, IA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Performance Artist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Feminist performance artist

Father: Ignacio Mendieta (attorney)
Mother: Raquel Oti (scientist)
Sister: Raquelín Mendieta
Brother: Ignacio C. Mendieta
Husband: Carl André (sculptor, m. 1985)

    University: BA, University of Iowa (1969)
    University: MA Painting, University of Iowa (1972)

    Exiled from Cuba, Operation Pedro Pan (11-Sep-1961)
    Naturalized US Citizen (1970)
    Cuban Ancestry

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