Betye Saar

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SAAR Betye Untitled

Freeman /May 5, 2013
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Betye Saar - Untitled (clock With Charms).

Betye Saar - Untitled (clock With Charms).

Original 1975
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Lot number: 49
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BETYE SAAR (1926 - ) Untitled (Clock with Charms). Mixed-media assemblage, with a Kienzle, Germany quartz (AA battery powered) clock, circa 1975. 343x178x95 mm; 13 1/2x7x3 3/4 inches (including base). Provenance: private collection, New York; thence by descent to the current owner. Covered in amulets, charms and good luck symbols, including a roller skate, a horse shoe and a heart, this mysterious and Surrealist assemblage conveys Beyte Saar's interest in both ritual and the passage of time. The door clockface and the many clock face charms all re-inforce the relative nature of time. Saar here is also directly referencing Joseph Cornell with the Surrealist symbols of the two glass balls and the blue parrot. Saar has described how she was inspired by a 1967 exhibition of Cornell at the Pasadena Art Museum - "the installation was very jewel-like and it seemed to fit the way that I made art, I had been working within a frame and then the frame became a window and the window became a box. I realized that by changing the function of an object, I could transform information and magic." Steward p. 18.
Betye Saar - Initiation

Betye Saar - Initiation

Original 1977
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Lot number: 909
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BETYE SAAR (AMERICAN, 1926-) INITIATION, 1977 Mixed media collage: 13 x 19 3/4 in. (sight), 18 3/4 x 25 3/4 in. (framed) Framed; lower left indistinctly signed; Verso: sticker: Baum Silverman Gallery/ Primitive Contemporary Art/ Initiation, 1977/ 8225 Santa Monica Boulevard/ West Hollywood/ CA Provenance: Acquired by present owner in 1979 for $500.00 from Jan Baum-Iris, Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles Estimate $ 2,000-3,000
Betye Saar - Noël

Betye Saar - Noël

Original 1960
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Lot number: 2136
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Property of another owner Betye Saar (born 1926) Noël , c. 1960 Etching in reddish-brown on cream wove paper, signed in pencil and titled, with narrow margins, in very good condition aside from faint mat staining, surface soiling on verso, framed. 5 7/8 x 5in sheet 6 7/8 x 5 3/8in
Betye Saar - Untitled

Betye Saar - Untitled

Original 1976
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Lot number: 153
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Lot 153 BETYE SAAR (american, b. 1926) UNTITLED Signed and dated 1976 in marker on the underside, wood cigar box with screenprinted labels adhered to the top and undersides, containing mixed media/assemblage 1 1/2 x 8 x 6 1/2 in. (4 x 20.4 x 16.6cm) provenance: The artist. Private Collection. Estimate $5,000-7,000 With pale moisture staining at the edges (the wood slightly darkened in striated patterns but not on top or bottom). Smeared pale surface soiling on underside (possibly working method of artist). Foxing on collaged image inside box, significant mold on interior elements. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale. Unsold
Betye Saar - Sentimental Souvenir #107

Betye Saar - Sentimental Souvenir #107

Original 1987
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Lot number: 72
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Betye Saar (born 1926) Sentimental Souvenir #107, 1987 signed and dated 'Betye Saar 1987' and stamped with title, date and artist's name (on the reverse) carved wood assemblage with printed clock face 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 6 5/8in (32.4 x 24.1 x 16.8cm) Exhibited: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Sentimental Sojourn: Strangers and Souvenirs , August 21-October 18, 1987
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