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Betye Saar

Betye Saar

Betye Saar

still tickin"

by Betye Saar

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Assemblage (Art),
  • Mixed media (Art),
  • Exhibitions,
  • African American sculpture,
  • African American art,
  • Interviews,
  • African American women artists

  • Edition Notes

    Catalog of an exhibition held at De Domijnen in Sittard, the Netherlands, July 28 - November 15, 2015 and at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 30 - May 1, 2016.

    Other titlesStill tickin"
    StatementSara Cochran, director and chief curator
    ContributionsCochran, Sara, curator, interviewer, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum De Domijnen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6537.S2 A4 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 pages
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26934751M
    ISBN 100979893666
    ISBN 109780979893667
    OCLC/WorldCa964380076


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For 60 years, she has created powerful artworks that question traditional roles and representations of African Americans and women in the US, as well as deeply personal works about her family history and spirituality. Betye Saar: Still Tickin' considers the breadth of the artist's career and its key themes.

To contextualize Saar's works. Los Angeles–based artist Betye Saar (b. ) emerged in the s as a major voice in American art. Part of a wave of artists, many of them African American, who embraced the medium of assemblage, she is known best for incisive collages and assemblage sculptures that confront and reclaim racist images.

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Her work consistently addresses issues of race, gender, and spirituality. Uneasy Dancer brings together over 80 works including installations, assemblages, collages and sculptures by the pioneering Los Angeles artist Betye Saar (born ) produced between and This handsomely designed volume presents Saar's work as a copiously illustrated timeline, with numerous documentary images and exhibition details.

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That was in   Saar and the assemblage were also the subjects of a minute television documentary, “Spirit Catcher—The Art of Betye Saar,” which aired on public television in Saar’s works of the s and s— her mammies, forays into the occult, washboards, and collages—form the basis from which she still creates her works.

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Betye Saar in Laurel Canyon Studio, Photo by Bob Nakamura. Courtesy of the artist and Robert & Tilton, Los Angeles, California. received an open call to black artists to show at the Rainbow Sign, a community center in Berkeley not far from the Black Panther headquarters, she took it as an opportunity to unveil her first overtly political.