Thursday, September 23, 2021

Artist Betye Saar Has Been Collecting Black Dolls Since the 1960s


"Betye Irene Saar is an African-American artist known for her work in the medium of assemblage. Saar is a visual storyteller and an accomplished printmaker. Saar was a part of the Black Arts Movement in the 1970s, which engaged myths and stereotypes about race and femininity." (Wikipedia)

Read an interview in Cultured Magazine published on September 17, 2021, about Saar's Black-doll collection here.

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There are countless items to collect and write about. Black dolls chose me.
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