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Betye Saar: Uneasy Dancer
Betye Saar: Uneasy Dancer

Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 320 pgs / 500 duotone. | 2/28/2017 | In stock
ISBN 9788887029673 | $55.00



Betye Saar: Still Tickin'
Betye Saar: Still Tickin'

Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 172 color / 5 bw. | 8/22/2017 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780979893667 | $45.00



Betye Saar: Still Tickin'Betye Saar: Still Tickin'

Published by Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
Interview by Sara Cochran.

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.”

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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

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Hardcover, 6.5 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 172 color / 5 bw.

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Catalog: SPRING 2017 p. 88   

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Betye Saar: Uneasy DancerBetye Saar: Uneasy Dancer

Published by Fondazione Prada.
Edited with text by Mario Mainetti, Chiara Costa, Elvira Dyangani Ose. Foreword by Miuccia Prada, Patrizio Bertelli. Text by Richard J. Powell, Deborah Willis, Kellie E. Jones.

Uneasy Dancer brings together over 80 works including installations, assemblages, collages and sculptures by the pioneering Los Angeles artist Betye Saar (born 1926) produced between 1966 and 2016. This handsomely designed volume presents Saar’s work as a copiously illustrated timeline, with numerous documentary images and exhibition details.
“Uneasy Dancer” is an expression Saar has used to define both herself and her artistic practice: “my work moves in a creative spiral with the concepts of passage, crossroads, death and rebirth, along with the underlying elements of race and gender.” Through her use of found objects, personal memorabilia and derogatory images that evoke denied or distorted narratives, Saar developed a powerful social critique that challenges racial and sexist stereotypes deeply rooted in American culture.

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Fondazione Prada

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6.5 x 10 in. / 320 pgs / 500 duotone.

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Active

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Catalog: SPRING 2017 p. 114   

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