Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Betye Saar

The Liberation of Aunt Jemima

The Liberation of Aunt Jemima

Betye Saar. The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, 1972.

Description:
Collection of University of California, Berkeley Art Museum; purchased with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts (selected by The Committee for the Acquisition of Afro-American Art). Photograph courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York, NY. Photograph by Joshua Nefsky.

Medium:
Sculpture

Tags:
cotton, broom, rifle, sculpture, Aunt Jemima, mixed media, assemblage, slavery, Black Panther, memorabilia, race, racism

Images
View from the Palmist WindowThe Liberation of Aunt JemimaIMidnight MadonnasSunnyland (On the Dark Side)A Loss of InnocenceColored

Location
Los Angeles, CA
USA

Contact
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