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Alison Saar 1956, US

Rank (2015): 3728 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 98

    Solo shows 22

    2014
    Alison Saar: Still... - Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
    2013
    Still... - David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD
    Alison Saar: Slough - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Still... - Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
    2012
    Alison Saar: Still . . . - Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
    2011
    Alison Saar - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Alison Starr - HD-LD PE - Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
    2010
    Alison Saar - Foisen and Fallow - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Alison Saar: Bound for Glory - Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
    2008
    Alison Saar - Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
    Alison Saar - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    2007
    Duped: Prints by Alison Saar - Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts - DCCA, Wilmington, DE
    2006
    Alison Saar - Coup - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    2005
    Artist in Residence - Alison Saar - Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
    2003
    Alison Saar: Tete A Tete - Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
    2002
    Topsy Turvy - Sculpture by Alison Saar - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    2001
    Alison Saar - Tree Souls - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    1999
    Alison Saar - Traveling Light, Topsy Turvey, and Compton Nocturne - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
    1995
    The Woods Within: Alison Saar - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    1993
    Catfish Dreamin': A Project By Alison Saar - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
    Directions: Alison Saar - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
    1992
    Alison Saar - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

    Group shows 76

    2015
    Interventions in Printmaking: Three Generations of African-American Women - Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
    2014
    Viewpoints: 20 Years Of Adderly - Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
    Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration of African American Works on Paper - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Mound City - Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, MO
    2013
    From Raymond Jonson To Kiki Smith: The Unm Art Museum’S Permanent Collection At Fifty Years - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
    Skin Trade An In-depth Look At The Surface Of Things - PPOW, New York City, NY
    New Acquisitions 2013 - Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    Group show - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    50/50 - Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY
    2012
    Religion, Ritual, and Performance in Modern and Contemporary Art - The Allen Memorial Art Museum - Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    Director’s Choice - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Afro: Black Identity In America And Brazil - Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
    Breaking In Two - Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    2011
    The Bearden Project - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    In Context - Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
    Tale Spinning - Bates College Museum of Arts, Lewiston, ME
    Visions from the Congo: Ancestral Contact - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    Anxiety’s Edge - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
    2010
    Visionaries: Contemporary Art from Santa Barbara’s Private Collections - Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
    Disparate Spirits: Wood sculpture and Installation - Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
    Freedom of Expression: Politics and Aesthetics in African American Art - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
    From Then to Now : Masterworks of Contemporary African-American Art - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
    2009
    Woodcuts Now - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
    The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    2008
    Provocative Visions: Race and Identity—Selections from the Permanent Collection - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Highlights: African American Art from the Norton Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
    2007
    LA Live: Contemporary Art in Los Angeles - Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, Claremont, CA
    Contemporary, Cool and Collected - Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
    day and night - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    From Africa to America - The Allen Memorial Art Museum - Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    Works on Paper - Ebert Art Center, Wooster, OH
    The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper and Selections from the AT&T Collection - Ebert Art Center, Wooster, OH
    Incognito - Art Exhibition and Sale - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
    Family Legacies - The Art of Betye, Lezley and Alison Saar - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    2006
    Family Legacies. The Art of Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Family Legacies - Pasadena Museum of California Art- PMCA, Pasadena, CA
    Recent Acquisitions - Bill Hodges Gallery, New York City, NY
    Group Show - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    successions: african-american art by contemporary artists - Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
    Generations - African-American Art in the VMFA Collection - Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
    2005
    Family Legacies - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Incognito - Art Exhibition and Sale - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
    Artists In Residence At Pcc: A Twenty Year Retrospective - Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
    HairStories - 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
    C.O.L.A. 2005 Individual Artist Fellowships - Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles, CA
    2004
    Seeds and Roots - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Sculpture - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
    Making the Body in Contemporary Sculpture - The Allen Memorial Art Museum - Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    2003
    HairStories - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
    Roads Taken: 20th Century Prints and Drawings from the Collection - Thomas H. Bayly Building, Charlottesville, VA
    Hands on, Hands down - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Generations - African-American Art in the VMFA Collection - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    2002
    The Human Factor: Figuration in American Art 1950-1995 - Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
    Collecting Contemporary Art - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Escape from the Vault - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
    Subject Matters - Kravets / Wehby Gallery, New York City, NY
    2001
    Looking Forward Looking Black - University of Denver, Denver, CO
    Late Modern and Contemporary Sculpture - The Allen Memorial Art Museum - Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    Print Matters. New Works and Modern Treasures - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    Looking Forward Looking Black - Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
    2000
    Picturing the Modern Amazon - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Departures - 11 artists in the Getty - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    An Exuberant Bounty: Prints and Drawings by African Americans - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    1998
    Skulptur Figur Weiblich - Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
    1997
    Lesley Dill, Alison Saar, Karen Walker - Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York City, NY
    1996
    Contemporary New Mexico Artists: Sketches and Schemas - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    A Glimpse of the Norton Collection As Revealed by Kim Dingle - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    A Labor of Love - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    1995
    Imaginary Beings - Exit Art, New York City, NY
    1993
    Whitney Biennial - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1991
    Secrets, Dialogues and Revelations - The Art of Betye and Alison Saar - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    1990
    Communycations: Public Mirror: Artists Against Racial Prejudice - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    1989
    Currents - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    1988
    Girls Night Out (Femininity as Masquerade) - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    New Visions: James Little, Whitfield Lovell, Alison Saar - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 3

    USA
    Alitash Kebede Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Diane Villani Editions, New York City, NY
    L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA

    Collections 23

    USA
    Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
    The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
    The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
    Bates College Museum of Arts, Lewiston, ME
    Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum of Art - Malibu, Malibu, CA
    New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA, New Orleans, LA
    Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
    Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
    The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
    The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM
    Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, MO
    Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
    Last update: 10 Jun 2015

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