Exhibition Tour with Alison Saar
Name: Exhibition Tour with Alison Saar
Date: September 29, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT
Join artist Alison Saar in the museum galleries on Wednesday, September 29, from 2-3 p.m. for a personal tour of Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar, a retrospective exhibition featuring nearly 50 prints and five sculptures by this renowned Los Angeles–based artist. American artist Alison Saar is a master of printmaking and sculpture. She employs a personal vocabulary informed by history, race, and mythology. Her influences range from ancient Europe, Africa, and American folk art. Saar’s works narrate stories of the African American experience, moving effortlessly from the personal to the political. In many of her works, she charts the tragic history of slavery in America, but her figures symbolize defiance and strength. Other recurring images are informed by jazz, romance, and desire.