Betye Saar

Red Time
September 10 - December 17, 2011
Press Release
    Press 2011 LA Times.pdf
    2011 LA Weekly.pdf
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    Mojo Eyes (Spirit Door), 1992
    Mixed media assemblage
    85.5 x 19.75 x .75 in (217.2 x 50.2 x 1.9 cm)
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    Coptic Cross, 2011
    Found object
    16.75 x 13.75 x .25 in (42.5 x 34.9 x 0.6 cm)
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    Memory of Fire, 1992
    Mixed media assemblage
    46 x 15.5 x 12 in (116.8 x 39.4 x 30.5 cm)
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    Hand of Energy, 1986
    Beads and sequins on fabric (fabricated in Haiti)
    15.5 x 15 in (39.4 x 38.1 cm)
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    The Phrenology Clock, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    28.75 x 28.75 in (73 x 73 cm)
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    Buddha, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    38.5 x 29 x 2.75 x 9.25 in (97.8 x 73.7 x 7.0 cm)
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    The Man from Phrenology, 1965
    Color intaglio etching
    14.75 x 10 in (37.5 x 25.4 cm)
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    Sacred Heart, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    9.25 x 5 in (23.5 x 12.7 cm)
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    The Mystique Red City, 1966/2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    32 x 12 x 6 in (81.3 x 30.5 x 15.2 cm)
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    Crescent Moon, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    6.25 x 6 in (15.9 x 15.2 cm)
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    The Breaks of the Game #1 and #3, 1982
    Mixed media on handmade paper
    #1: 32 x 15.5 x .25 in (81.3 x 39.4 x 0.6 cm)
    #3: 40.25 x 17.5 x 1 in (102.2 x 44.5 x 2.5 cm)
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    Chef on Heart, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    9.5 x 8 x 2.75 in (24.1 x 20.3 x 7.0 cm)
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    Is Jim Crow Really Dead?, 1972
    Mixed media assemblage
    17 x 5.5 x 1 in (43.2 x 14.0 x 2.5 cm)
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    7 Watermelon (Banjo), 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    33 x 36 x 4 in (83.8 x 91.4 x 10.2 cm)
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    To the Manor Born, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    11.5 x 20.5 x 2.25 in (29.2 x 52.1 x 5.7 cm)
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    There Will Be Blood, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    22.25 x 22.25 in (56.5 x 56.5 cm)
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    Crimson Captive, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    53.5 x 20 x 19.25 in (135.9 x 50.8 x 48.9 cm)
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    Justice, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    15 x 11 x 5 in (38.1 x 27.9 x 12.7 cm)
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    Eat Seeds 'n All!, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    14 x 18 x 2.25 in (35.6 x 45.7 x 5.7 cm)
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    Sock it to 'Em, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    17.75 x 8 x 5 in (45.1 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm)
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    Liberation, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    18 x 9 x 1.5 in (45.7 x 22.9 x 3.8 cm)
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    Dark Monument, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    25.5 x 8.75 x 5 in (64.8 x 22.2 x 12.7 cm)
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    Red Ascension, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    17.5 x 96.5 x 3.25 in (44.5 x 245.1 x 8.3 cm)
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    Red Time Window, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    26.75 x 20 x 1 in (67.9 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm)
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    Snake on Clock, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    17 x 25.75 x 12.75 in (43.2 x 65.4 x 32.4 cm)
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    Red Buttons, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    13 x 8 x .5 in (33.0 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm)
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    Red Clock Tower, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    27.75 x 13.25 x 7 in (70.5 x 33.7 x 17.8 cm)
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    Dark Monument (Study), 2011
    Mixed media on paper
    29 x 23 in (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
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    Hot Time, 2011
    Mixed media assemblage
    14 x 17.5 x 7.5 in (35.6 x 44.5 x 19.1 cm)
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    Slice, 1996
    Mixed media assemblage
    7 x 41 x 13.5 in (17.8 x 104.1 x 34.3 cm)
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    The Scarlett X, 2011
    Painted found object
    28.25 x 38 x 3.25 in (71.8 x 96.5 x 8.3 cm)
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    Mask #8 (Mexican), 2011
    Found object
    9 x 5.75 x 2.5 in (22.9 x 14.6 x 6.3 cm)
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    Mask #4 (African), 2011
    Found object
    11.5 x 5.5 x 2.75 in (29.2 x 14.0 x 7.0 cm)
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    Mask #1 (Mexican), 2011
    Found object
    10 x 8 x 4 in (25.4 x 20.3 x 10.2 cm)
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    Mask #3 (Mexican), 2011
    Found object
    8 x 5.5 x 10.5 in (20.3 x 14.0 x 26.7 cm)
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    Mask #5 (Mexican), 2011
    Found object
    12 x 6.5 x 3 in (30.5 x 16.5 x 7.6 cm)
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    Mask #10 (African), 2011
    Found object
    20.5 x 8 x 9.5 in (52.1 x 20.3 x 24.1 cm)
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    Mask #2 (Mexican), 2011
    Found object
    10 x 7.5 x 5.5 in (25.4 x 19.1 x 14.0 cm)
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    Mask #6 (Indonesian), 2011
    Found object
    13 x 5.75 x 1.5 in (33.0 x 14.6 x 3.8 cm)
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    Mask #9 (Mexican), 2011
    Found object
    10.5 x 6.75 x 3 in (26.7 x 17.1 x 7.6 cm)
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    Mask #7 (Mexican), 2011
    Found object
    19.5 x 5.25 x 2.5 in (49.5 x 13.3 x 6.3 cm)