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Betye Saar

America, 2014

Mixed media assemblage
14 × 9 × 2 1/2 in
35.6 × 22.9 × 6.4 cm
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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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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

America, 2014

Mixed media assemblage
14 × 9 × 2 1/2 in
35.6 × 22.9 × 6.4 cm
Unique
Contact For Price
location
Los Angeles
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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