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Betye Saar: Black Girl’s Window

Text by Christophe Cherix, Esther Adler.

Made at a critical juncture in Betye Saar’s (born 1926) career, the enigmatic assemblage Black Girl’s Window (1969) was recognized by the artist as a crucial link between her past and future even at the time she made it. Saar has drawn upon family history, spirituality, astrology and politics consistently throughout her 60-year career, and all are present in the prints, drawings and found material neatly ensconced within the gridded panes of the antique window frame that is the work’s defining element.

This in-depth study by curators Christophe Cherix and Esther Adler expands our understanding of Saar’s early career and casts light on all that followed. Drawing on new research into the work’s construction and materials, and on firsthand discussions with the artist regarding the making of Black Girl’s Window and the themes behind her evocative imagery, this concise, generously illustrated volume explores one of Saar’s best-known and most iconic works.


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Jerrold Shiroma

Saar's Black Girl's Window exists at a crucial juncture of Saar's career, both illuminating what came before, and providing a storehouse of possible departure points for the work that followed. It is the variety of the materials and of the iconography in the work

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ISBN: 9781633451407
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Pub Date: 12/20/2022
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Tarsila do Amaral: The Moon

TARSILA DO AMARAL: THE MOON

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ISBN: 9781633451353
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Pub Date: 12/20/2022
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Robert Frank: Trolley—New Orleans

ROBERT FRANK: TROLLEY—NEW ORLEANS

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ISBN: 9781633451193
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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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FRIDA KAHLO: SELF-PORTRAIT WITH CROPPED HAIR

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ISBN: 9781633450752
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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Betye Saar: Black Girl’s Window

BETYE SAAR: BLACK GIRL’S WINDOW

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Dorothea Lange: Migrant Mother

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ISBN: 9781633450677
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Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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ISBN: 9781633450196
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Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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De Chirico: The Song of Love

DE CHIRICO: THE SONG OF LOVE

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ISBN: 9780870708725
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Pub Date: 3/31/2014
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Rauschenberg: Canyon

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ISBN: 9780870708947
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Pub Date: 2/28/2014
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Pollock: One: Number 31, 1950

POLLOCK: ONE: NUMBER 31, 1950

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9780870708480
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Pub Date: 7/31/2013
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Pablo Picasso: Girl before a Mirror

PABLO PICASSO: GIRL BEFORE A MIRROR

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ISBN: 9780870708299
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Pub Date: 7/31/2012
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Henri Rousseau: The Dream

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ISBN: 9780870708305
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Pub Date: 7/31/2012
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Andrew Wyeth: Christina’s World

ANDREW WYETH: CHRISTINA’S WORLD

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ISBN: 9780870708312
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Pub Date: 7/31/2012
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BETYE SAAR MONOGRAPHS + ARTIST'S BOOKS

Betye Saar: Serious Moonlight

BETYE SAAR: SERIOUS MOONLIGHT

DELMONICO BOOKS/INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, MIAMI

ISBN: 9781636810362
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Pub Date: 9/20/2022
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Betye Saar: Black Doll Blues

BETYE SAAR: BLACK DOLL BLUES

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Pub Date: 11/1/2022
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Betye Saar: Black Girl’s Window

BETYE SAAR: BLACK GIRL’S WINDOW

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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Betye Saar: Uneasy Dancer

BETYE SAAR: UNEASY DANCER

FONDAZIONE PRADA

ISBN: 9788887029673
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Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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