Smith College Museum of Art
Betye Saar (American, 1926 - )
Ancestral Spirit Chair, 1992
Purchased with funds realized from the sale of a work donated by Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Rittmaster (Sylvian Goodkind, class of 1937) in 1958 and with funds realized from the sale of a work donated by Adeline Flint Wing, class of 1898, and Caroline Roberta Wing, class of 1896, in 1961
Artist Betye Saar provides her insights into the creation of this work of art.
The artist reads her own poem inspired by this artwork.