"Yesoterapia" The artist was encased in bandages for five days

"Yesoterapia" The artist was encased in a body cast for five days

The Guatemalan artist Regina José Galindo is compared to Iowa’s Ana Mendieta or Serbian Marina Abramovic for the audacity of her body-based work and the attention it directs toward themes of women and politics.

Her first solo show in New York is up this month at the gallery Exit Art.