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Betye Saar

[African-American Assemblage Artist, born in 1926]

• Relationships: Mother of Alison Saar and Lezley Saar.
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Home Page:
SaarStuf featuring Betye Saar

Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDetroit Institute of Arts, Michigan   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Now You Cookin' with Gas, mixed media collage, 1999

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Dat Ol' Black Magic, 1981

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

San Jose Museum of Art, California
Images from a 2006-07 exhibition, "The Art of Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar"

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
Ancestral Spirit Chair, 1992

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
ArtsNet Minnesota

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art

The Legacy Project
"A gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century"

Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Betye Saar  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature on Betye Saar

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Profiled as part of an overview of 11 of California's most celebrated artists

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