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Betye Saar : extending the frozen moment

Author: Betye Saar; James Christen Steward; University of Michigan. Museum of Art.; Norton Museum of Art.; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Museum of Art ; Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
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An illustrated collection of mixed-media collages by early twentieth-century African-American artist Betye Saar that blends spiritual, political, and cultural iconography to create complex works.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saar, Betye.
Betye Saar.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Museum of Art ; Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607775727
Named Person: Betye Saar; Betye Saar; Betye Saar; Betye Saar; Betye Saar
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Betye Saar; James Christen Steward; University of Michigan. Museum of Art.; Norton Museum of Art.; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
ISBN: 0520246624 9780520246621
OCLC Number: 60715253
Notes: Published in conjunction with the exhibition Betye Saar: extending the frozen moment, held at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Oct. 15, 2005-Jan. 8, 2006; at the Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Florida, Mar. 18-June 11, 2006; and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Sept. 8-Dec. 3, 2006.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments / James Christen Steward --
Artist's statement / Betye Saar --
"Lest we forget": the liberating art of Betye Saar / James Christen Steward --
Looks and gazes: photographic fragmentation and the found object / Deborah Willis --
To/from Los Angeles with Betye Saar / Kellie Jones --
Reverencing the mortal: assemblage art as prophetic protest in post-World Warr II California / Richard Cándida Smith --
From frozen moment to spectator participation: assemblage and installation in the oeuvre of Betye Saar / Lowery Stokes Sims --
Plates and catalogue entries / Sean M. Ulmer, Katharine Derosier Weiss --
Mysticism --
Ancestry and ritual --
Racial imagery and stereotypes --
Nostalgia and memory --
Aunt Hattie --
Colored --
Notes to the catalogue entries --
Artist's chronology --
Selected bibliography --
Index --
Photo credits.
Responsibility: essays by James Christen Steward [and others].
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Betye Saar, born in Los Angeles in 1926, emerged in the 1960s as a powerful figure in the redefinition of African American art. This provides multiple vantage points from which to gain a richer  Read more...

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