Betye Saar
American, born 1926
824 followers
Betye Saar
American, born 1926
824 followers
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Betye Saar: Something Blue,
Roberts Projects
2016
Betye Saar: Blend,
Roberts Projects
BETYE SAAR: Uneasy Dancer,
Fondazione Prada

Inspired by Joseph Cornell’s assemblages and Simon Rodia’s Los Angeles monuments, the Watts Towers …

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Inspired by Joseph Cornell’s assemblages and Simon Rodia’s Los Angeles monuments, the Watts Towers (made from found scrap materials), Betye Saar’s work mixes surreal, symbolic imagery with a folk art aesthetic. As a participant in the robust African-American Los Angeles art scene of the 1970s, Saar appropriated …

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