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Betye Saar on the black experience in America

Artist Betye Saar discusses the experience of being black in America and considers the ways that her heritage influences her work.

  • Excerpt from Spirit Catcher: The Art of Betye Saar, 1977; produced and directed by Suzanne Bauman, courtesy of Thirteen/WNET New York.

  • Total running time: 26 sec.

  • Featured Artist: Betye Saar
  • SFMOMA Release Date: December 1994
  • Part of Voices and Images of California Art.