Betye Saar

UCLA Department of Art Lectures: Betye Saar

Fade: The Art of Aging

Los Angeles artist Betye Saar is one of the great assemblagists of our time. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Saar’s work was featured in the Hammer exhibition Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980. Saar received her BA from UCLA in 1949.


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The UCLA Department of Art’s visiting lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the William D. Feldman Family Endowed Art Lecture Fund.

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