Foreword by Julie Roberts. Text by Rachel Federman, Katherine Jentleson. Interview by Maddy Inez Leeser.
This volume features new watercolor works on paper and assemblages by Betye Saar (born 1926) that incorporate the artistís personal collection of Black dolls. These watercolors showcase the artistís experimentation with vivid color and layered techniques, and her new interest in flat shapes. While Saar has previously used painting in her mixed-media collages, this is the first publication to focus on her watercolor works on paper.
ďWatercolor is something that children use, so I decided, maybe Iíll paint something about children, maybe Iíll paint the dolls,Ē Saar says. Referencing the underrepresented history of Black dolls through Saarís artistic lens, this catalog . . . .go to book page >>
STATUS: Forthcoming | 5/10/2022
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Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 214 pgs / 130 color / 6 bw. | 5/10/2022 | Awaiting stock | US $60.00