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Agano Machiko: Untitled
Trained as a weaver, Agano Machiko is known today for fiber art installations that capture the invisible forces of nature.
Brought to Life: Painted Wood Sculpture from Europe, 1300–1700
This exhibition investigates the materials, techniques and reception of painted wood sculpture in Europe between the 13th and the 18th…
Colonial Entanglements: Native American Artwork from the SCMA Collection
This grouping of fourteen objects highlights the relationship between North American Indigenous artists and artists from the European…
Red Hook at Bedford Terrace
During the 1980s, Sheila Pepe worked at SCMA in multiple roles, beginning as a gallery guard before working as a preparator’s assistant and…
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low seated chair made of partly painted branches with curving arms and extended branches at each corner and attached glass, bones, plastic, metal and dried creeper vine

Who is Sitting in "Ancestral Spirit Chair"?

January 4, 2023
Brooklyn Quallen ’25 discusses the function and meaning of Betye Saar's sculpture "Ancestral Spirit Chair."
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