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Alison Saar

 (born 1956)
Alison Saar is active/lives in New York, California.  Alison Saar is known for mod figure, collage, assemblage.

Biography   Alison Saar


Alison Saar, like her mother Betye Saar, is a sculptor and assemblage artist. Born in Los Angeles, California in 1956 of a White father--an artist, conservator--and Black, Irish, Native American mother, Alison Saar's work tends to reflect the cultural aspects of her mother. The artist now lives in New York City.

Saar received a B.A. degree in studio art and art history in 1978 from Scripps College, Claremont, California, studying with Dr. Samuella Lewis, an African-American art historian. Saar wrote her thesis on Black folk art. Her M.F.A. degree was earned in 1981 from the Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California.

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