Betye Saar: Still Tickin'

Betye Saar (Artist) Sara Cochran (Contribution by)
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Description

Betye Saar (born 1926) is a legend. 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, this volume includes writings by the artist from the 1970s to the present day as well as a recent interview with Saar in which she discusses her artistic practice and her views on history, including the current debate about police violence in the US. "My art becomes an explorer, a tracer of forgotten tribes, a seeker of sanctified visions," explains Saar. "These works are what I leave behind."

Product Details

Price
$45.00  $40.50
Publisher
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Publish Date
August 22, 2017
Pages
272
Dimensions
6.3 X 1.1 X 8.9 inches | 2.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780979893667

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About the Author

Sara Cochran is the former Director and Chief Curator of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. She also served as Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Phoenix Art Museum and worked at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.