Betye Saar

  • Betye Saar
    Black Girls Window, 1969
    Mixed media
    35.75 x 18 x 1.5 in (90.8 x 45.7 x 3.8 cm)
    Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York: The Modern Women's Fund and Committee on Painting and Sculpture Funds
  • Betye Saar
    The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, 1972
    Mixed media assemblage
    11.75 x 8 x 2.75 in (29.8 x 20.3 x 7.0 cm)
    Collection of the Berkeley Art Museum; purchased with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts (selected by The Committee for the Acquisition of Afro-American Art)
  • Betye Saar
    Gris, Gris Box, 1972
    Mixed media assemblage
    17 x 8.5 x 2.3 in (43.2 x 21.6 x 5.8 cm)
    Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  • Betye Saar
    Whitey’s Way
    1970-96
    Assemblage of wood, mirror, ceramic, printed papers, and plastic
    Overall: H. 9-3/4, W. 16-3/4, D. 9-1/2 in (24.8 x 42.5 x 24.1 cm) a: H. 9-3/4, W. 16-3/4, D. 1 in (24.8 x 42.5 x 2.5 cm.) b: H. 9, W. 16, D. 1-1/4 in (22.9 x 40.6 x 3.2 cm.)
    Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Hortense and William A. Mohr Sculpture Purchase Fund, in memory of Robert M. Doty, 1997
  • Betye Saar
    Sunnyland (On the Dark Side), 1998
    Mixed media assemblage
    33.5 x 16 x 2.5 in (85 x 40.5 x 6.5 cm)
    Collection of the Museum Het Domein / De Domijnen, Sittard The Netherlands, with the support of Mondriaan Fonds
  • Betye Saar
    Mystic Window of Summer, 1967
    Mixed media assemblage
    35.75 x 18 x 1.25 in (90.8 x 45.7 x 3.2 cm)
    Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Betye Saar
    I’ve Got Rhythm, 1972
    Mechanical metronome with wood case, plastic toy, American flag pin, paint, and paper collage
    8 9/16 × 4 7/16 × 4 7/16 in (21.7 × 11.3 × 11.3 cm)
    Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee
  • Betye Saar
    Indigo Mercy, 1975
    Mixed media assemblage
    42 x 13 x 13 in (106.7 x 33.0 x 33.0 cm)
    Collection of the Studio Museum of Harlem, New York; gift of Nzingha Society, Inc.
  • Betye Saar
    Gris Gris Guardian, 1990-93
    Wood, wire, glass, candles, braided rope, stones, nails, oil paint, feathers, beads, steel, bronze, corn husks, and petrified wood
    28 x 11 x 7 1/2 in (71.12 x 27.94 x 19.05 cm)
    Collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; purchased with funds provided by the Richard Florsheim Art Fund and the Modern and Contemporary Art Council