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Betye Saar

A Handful of Stars, 2016

Bronze with patina and walnut base
8 3/8 × 3 3/4 in
21.3 × 9.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Los Angeles
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About the work
Provenance
Signature
Signature etched on copper plate on base
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Courtesy of the artist and The Lapis Press
Betye Saar
American, b. 1926
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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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Signature etched on copper plate on base
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Courtesy of the artist and The Lapis Press
Betye Saar
American, b. 1926
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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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Betye Saar

A Handful of Stars, 2016

Bronze with patina and walnut base
8 3/8 × 3 3/4 in
21.3 × 9.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Los Angeles
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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