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Betye Saar

Saar’s innovative assemblages range from small pieces resembling shrines to large, gallery-scale installations. Her work often incorporates found objects, bringing together elements of African American culture, spirituality, and modern technology.

This segment devoted to Saar's life and work is part of the larger feature Voices and Images of California Art, which highlights 11 of California's most celebrated artists through a combination of audio and video clips, artwork reproductions, photographs, and other documents.