Betye Saar. Rojo Toro. 1964

Betye Saar Rojo Toro 1964

  • MoMA, Floor 2, 2 South The Paul J. Sachs Galleries

In 1965, Saar earned a top prize for this print from the Hollywood–Los Feliz Jewish Community Center. The bull, a recurring motif in her work from this time, also becomes a space for exploration of various textures made possible by different etching and printing techniques.

Gallery label from October 21, 2019–January 4, 2020
Medium
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 17 15/16 × 21 7/8" (45.6 × 55.5 cm); sheet: 19 9/16 × 23 11/16" (49.7 × 60.2 cm)
Publisher
the artist, Los Angeles
Printer
the artist, Los Angeles
Edition
planned edtion of 25, 6 known variants
Credit
The Candace King Weir Endowment for Women Artists
Object number
1183.2018
Department
Drawings and Prints

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