(early 20th century)
Richard Warner Saar was active/lived in California. Richard Saar is known for Coast Guard combat artist-military genre, modernist ceramic, plein air painting.
Biography Richard Saar
A Coast Guard combat artist during World War II, Richard Saar lived in Cleveland, Ohio, and in Laurel Canyon, California. As a combat artist, he recorded his first-hand experiences in the invasion of Luzon.
He is also known for his modernist ceramics and plein-air paintings.
He, with his wife Betye Saar, an African American collage artist, were parents of Alison Saar, a well-known sculpture and installation artist.
Richard Warner Saar died in Los Angeles, California.
Bakkom Collection, St. Paul, Minnesota, Courtesy Matthew Bakkom
Additional information provided by Alison Saar