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

Images of Ana Mendieta, Untitled from the Silueta series

A white piece of fabric with a blood red imprint of a human figure is suspended on the back wall of a stone alcove. Dried branches rest in the bottom of the alcove.
Ana Mendieta, American, b. Cuba, 1948–1985
Untitled from the Silueta series, 1973–77
Silver dye-bleach print
Sheet for parts 1, 6, 9, 10: 15 7/8 × 19 7/8 in. (40.3 × 50.5 cm); sheet for parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12: 19 7/8 × 15 7/8 in. (50.5 × 40.3 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.46.12
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago