Two Generations

Check out this video for The New York Times, in which mother and daughter artists Betye and Alison Saar discuss what it means to have art be the family business. The topics of conversation range from how each has navigated the art world to what their motivations are in creating the work they do. You don’t want to miss this intimate and intergenerational dialogue between these two premiere African American women creators.

“I should only make the art that I feel comfortable making and that feels important to me. And that’s always been my path.” - Betye Saar