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Alison Saar

Cat's Cradle, 2015

Woodcut
24 × 13 1/2 in
61 × 34.3 cm
Edition of 30
This is part of a limited edition set.
$1,500
location
Madison
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Tandem Press
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Alison Saar
American, b. 1956
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Employing both found and traditional artistic materials, Alison Saar’s sculptures and assemblages meditate on a range of experiences related to the African diaspora and femininity. The daughter of the artist Betye Saar, she continues her mother’s attention to the marginalization of both women and minorities. Often working with female nudes, Saar is among a larger generation of artists who recognize the body as a site of identity formation, acknowledging historical injustices and presenting defiant figures that seem to transcend their pasts. Referencing African and Afro-Caribbean art in her work, she often alludes to mythological narratives or rituals that fuel notions of history and identity.

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About the work
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This work is signed by the artist and comes with a documentation sheet.
Publisher
Tandem Press
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Alison Saar
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$1,500–$1,650
This work
$0
$3,900+
Alison Saar
American, b. 1956
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Employing both found and traditional artistic materials, Alison Saar’s sculptures and assemblages meditate on a range of experiences related to the African diaspora and femininity. The daughter of the artist Betye Saar, she continues her mother’s attention to the marginalization of both women and minorities. Often working with female nudes, Saar is among a larger generation of artists who recognize the body as a site of identity formation, acknowledging historical injustices and presenting defiant figures that seem to transcend their pasts. Referencing African and Afro-Caribbean art in her work, she often alludes to mythological narratives or rituals that fuel notions of history and identity.

Alison Saar

Cat's Cradle, 2015

Woodcut
24 × 13 1/2 in
61 × 34.3 cm
Edition of 30
This is part of a limited edition set.
$1,500
location
Madison
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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