Emory Holmes II

Left: The piece takes shape in Sketchbook 1998; LACMA displays many of Saar’s sketchbooks alongside the finished works. Right: The figure of Aunt Jemima is prominent in several of Saar’s works, including 1998’s Supreme Quality.

Betye Saar’s Solo Debut at LACMA

Still working into her 90s, the groundbreaking Los Angeles assemblage artist Betye Saar puts it all together at LACMA.