Wednesday, April 14, 2010

A,B. See?

A
Sapphire, 1985


B
Black Girl's Window, 1969


A
Delta Doo
B
The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, 1972

A


B


A
Brood, 2008

B
Guardian of Desires, 1988

A
Washtub Blues, 2000
B
National Racism: We Was Mostly 'Bout Survival, 1997

A
Tango, 2005


B
Blowtop Blues: The Fire Next Time, 1998

A Primer. A is for Alison, B is for Betye.
Saar, that is. This dynamic mother/daughter art team:


5 comments:

Susan Beauchemin said...

She looks so much like my mother- in-law! I like the the recycled art!

martha miller (it's all art, isn't it?) said...

The mother, Betye! I thought the same thing!!

andrea said...

What a powerful collection from a mother and daughter team...
I was inspired by their spirit.

Thanks.

mb said...

Hi Martha,
I looked up where the Alice Neel collection was going after Houston.

http://www.aliceneel.com/news/?id=6

Doesn't sound like it is going anywhere near your hood. But, you might be traveling this Summer, who knows.

Again. mb from Dallas

Dean Grey said...

Martha!

Thanks for sharing these unique works of art with us!

I especially like Brood and Washtub Blues!

-Dean