Artist, Betye Saar: I have always been interested in mysticism. I think as a child I was really fond of fairy tales, and I've always had a really vivid imagination, which really works for me now that I'm an artist.
This etching is called House of Tarot, where I've laid out the tarot cards. Some are actual tarot cards: the Twins then, the dogs, canine. And then some of them I invented: the Moon and the Sun and the stars were an invention. The one of wands, that's a legitimate tarot card sign; La Lune, the Moon.
I was very interested in the unknown, in the mysterious, and in magic.