Saar, Betye

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Saar, Betye Gender: F
Betty Irene Brown
born on 30 July 1926 at 00:15 (= 12:15 AM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 06°24' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 17°26 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 29°09'

Betye Saar (2016)
photo: Jscarboro, license cc-by-sa-4.0


American artist known for her work in the medium of assemblage, Saar has been called "a legend" in the world of contemporary art. She 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. Her work is considered highly political, as she challenged negative ideas about African Americans throughout her career; Betye Saar is best known for her art work that critiques American racism toward blacks. She is represented by Los Angeles based gallery Roberts Projects.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death of Father 1931

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.


  • Traits : Body : Race (Black, African-American)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three daughters)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Assemblage, printmaking)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ feminist