Episode No. 483 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast, aired Febuary 4, 2021, features artists Alison Saar and Maria Antelman. Click here to visit the Modern Art Notes webpage for this episode. The Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College in Claremont, California and the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, California have organized Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe. The […]
Alison Saar, Breach, 2017 Alison Saar, Stanch, 2017 Hyperallergic posted an essay written by Christina Sharpe excerpted from the catalogue Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe which was published by the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College to coincide with the exhibition of the same name at the Benton Museum and Armory Center for the Arts (145 N […]
“Conked” (1997) depicts a woman swallowing her own hair, made of wire. Her face is lined with ceiling tin. Credit: Nolwen Cifuentes for The New York Times Alison Saar has a new public sculpture, Imbue, a 12-foot-tall bronze evoking the Yoruba goddess Yemoja, commissioned by the Benton Museum of Art and now standing in its […]
[Listen] NPR’s Morning Edition – ‘She’s Challenging You’: Alison Saar’s Sculptures Speak To Race, Beauty, Power
“She’s challenging you to sit down in that chair,” Los Angeles artist Alison Saar says of her 2019 sculpture, Set to Simmer. [Jeff McLane/L.A. Louver] Susan Stamberg of NPR’s Morning Edition spoke to Alison Saar about her newest body of work “Chaos in the Kitchen” which was featured in L.A. Louver’s presentation at Frieze Los […]
[Read] Hyperallergic – Meet LA’s Art Community: Alison Saar on Her Harriet Tubman Monument and Finding Inspiration
Alison Saar at work in the Tandem Press studio, 2017. In Hyperallergic’s second installment of their interview series Meet LA’s Art Community, Alison Saar was briefly interviewed about her working habits. Click here to read the interview. Click here to view available works by Alison Saar.
During the Southern Graphic Council International’s 2019 annual conference, Alison Saar was awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Printmaking Award. This award is given annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the professional development of printmaking as a fine art. To commemorate this award, a touring exhibition featuring Alison Saar’s prints was […]