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Richard Saar

 (early 20th century)
Richard Warner Saar is active/lives 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.

Sources:
Bakkom Collection, St. Paul, Minnesota, Courtesy Matthew Bakkom
Additional information provided by Alison Saar



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