“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 […]
Mirror Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar At the Weatherspoon Art Museum – Spring Garden + Tate Street, Greensboro, NC 27402On view through February 23 Alison Saar: Syncopation At LA Louver – 45 North Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291On view through February 29 Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. At the Washington State History Museum […]
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.