“I’m the kind of person who recycles materials but I also recycle emotions and feelings,” Saar says. “And I had a great deal of anger about the segregation and the racism in this country. And so this series sort of evolved. And if feel like if I had to say what was my contribution to the art world and to the world in general as an African American woman, [it] would be this series.”
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