Betye Saar's interest in spirituality and symbolism is evident in this artwork with its collaged shooting stars and a cosmic array of imagery, including a pair of dice (fate/fortune), a flaming heart (spiritual love), an eye in a pyramid (God's all-seeing eye), and a floating mask (hidden identity and magic). Saar looks outward from the bottom corner, while an open hand (is it hers?) reaches towards the warmth of a red, blazing sun. A tiny moon and a sun, as well as the Greek letter omega (the final culmination of all) mark her palm. Dynamic images of power and identity tilt and align across this orderly, personal universe.
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Betye Saar is a printmaker, sculptor, and collage and assemblage artist born in Los Angeles, CA. She earned a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and pursued graduate studies at California State University, Long Beach; California St...Read More ⟶
21.5" x 25.25"
100 prints in this edition