Betye Saar - 1998
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When Betye Saar's great-aunt died, she immersed herself in family memorabilia, and began making more personal and intimate assemblages, which incorporated nostalgic mementos from her great aunt’s life. Saar arranged old photographs, personal letters, dried flowers, and handkerchiefs, in works that evoke memory, loss, and the passage of time.
Owner/Location: Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NY  (United States - New York City)
Dates: 1998
Artist age:Approximately 72 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 21.9 cm (8.62 in.), Width: 16.5 cm (6.5 in.)
Medium: Assemblage
Watercolor and mixed media collage on paper
Entered by: Member kitten on 02 August 2013.
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