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 Betye Irene (Brown) Saar  (1926 - )

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Lived/Active: California      Known for: assemblage, collage-racial issues

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Betye Saar
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
1926 (Los Angeles, California)
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California assemblage, collage-racial issues
Methods
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Easel Painting
* Installation Art
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Assemblage
* Found Objects, Junk, Recycled Materials
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Plastics

  
Styles
* Abstraction and Realism; Semi Abstract
* Abstraction, Abstract

  
Subjects
* Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
* Genre, Human Activity
* Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views
* Social Realism

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* California Before 1940

  
Schools
* Otis Art Institute, Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

  
Chronology
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Allan & Susan Marion Collection
* Evans-Tibbs Collections

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops

  
Ethnicity
* Black, African-American

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Boston Museum of Fine Arts
* Contemporary Black Artists in America, Whitney Museum
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
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Sadhaka, 1974-75
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