Cal State LA Exhibition Highlights Renowned Los Angeles Artist Betye Saar

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Cal State LA Exhibition Highlights Renowned Los Angeles Artist Betye Saar

Nearly half a century after Cal State LA hosted renowned Los Angeles artist Betye Saar’s first solo show, the work of the iconic assemblage artist has returned to the university as part of a new art exhibition.  "For Rosey," (1976) by Betye Saar, Mixed Media Collage, Collection of the California African American Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leon O. Banks, Courtesy of the California African American Museum. (Credit: Gareth Mackay) Saar, 94, is known for her celebrated assemblage works—stirring collections and collages of materials and recycled everyday objects that explore themes of race, gender, family and mysticism.  Her first